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40th Walker Trot highlights Hanover program

03:18 AM 17 Jul 2014 NZST
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Alan Walker - 40th annual Walker Trot at Hanover Raceway

Hanover Raceway plays host to the Walker invitational Trot this Saturday night.

The annual race pays tribute to Alan and Viola Walker of Owen Sound. The late Alan Walker was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1996 and was one of our country's top drivers. Walker not only won several driving titles, but was also an excellent trainer especially with Trotters. Some of his stock included McDuffs Lassie, Cadenza and Clement Hanover.

Also at Hanover Raceway this Saturday will be the staff from 92.3 The Dock Radio in Owen Sound. The Dock staff will be awarding 1 lucky fan with a brand new high definition TV package courtesy of HDTV in Walkerton and Hanover.

Saturday is also Week 3 of the Survivor Handicapping contest. Fans are asked to pick a horse in races 5-8 that they think will finish in the money. If they are right, they'll return on August 9th to compete for another high definition TV package courtesy of Countyr 93 Radio.

Post time Saturday night is 7:15pm.

by Gord Dougan, for Hanover Raceway

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