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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame - Nominations

07:43 AM 25 Feb 2016 NZDT
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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

2016 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame.  Since the inaugural class of people and horses were inducted in 1976, there are now over 450 honoured members in the CHRHF.  The public is invited to participate in the nomination of horses and people who have made a significant contribution to Canadian horse racing, for induction to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2016.

Is there a horse or person that you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2016?  Someone who should join such racing icons as Northern Dancer, Somebeachsomewhere, John Campbell, or Sandy Hawley? 

You can have your say by submitting a nomination by 5:00 pm EST, Wednesday March 2nd in any of the following categories:

  • MALE HORSE:  Stallions or geldings whose contribution to Canadian racing occurred in the past 20 years.
  • FEMALE HORSE:  Mares whose contribution to Canadian racing occurred in the past 20 years.
  • VETERAN HORSE:  Horses whose careers have been concluded for 20 years, but less than 50 years.
  • PERSON:  Trainers, Drivers, Jockeys
  • BUILDERS:  Includes, but not limited to Breeders, Owners, Officials, and others.
  • COMMUNICATORS:  Includes, but not limited to writers, broadcasters, photographers, announcers.
  • VETERAN PERSON:  Trainers, Drivers, Jockeys whose careers have been concluded for 20 years, but less than 50 years.

 

New in 2016:  All nomination submissions must be made using the form available on the CHRHF website at www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com.   

Form may also be obtained by contacting admin@horseracinghalloffame.com

Complete eligibility criteria may be found at: http://horseracinghalloffame.com/inductees/eligibility/

For further information, or to submit a completed nomination form, contact: 

Standardbred Nominations: 

Darryl Kaplan, Standardbred Nomination Chair,

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

1-2150 Meadowvale Blvd.,

Mississauga, ON L5N 6R6

P:  (905) 858-3060 ext. 241 F: (905) 858-3089

E:  dkaplan@standardbredcanada.ca

 

Thoroughbred Nominations: 

Tom Cosgrove, Thoroughbred Nomination Chair,

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

555 Rexdale Blvd., P.O. Box 156

Toronto, ON M9W 5L2

P:  (416) 213-2113 

E:  tmc@woodbineentertainment.com

 

Nominations forms may also be submitted to:

Linda Rainey, Managing Director

Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

P:  (416) 417-9404

E: Linda.rainey@horseracinghalloffame.com

All submissions will be carefully considered by the Nominating Committee and if approved, presented to the Election Committee for voting by secret ballot.

NOMINATION DEADLINE:   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016 5:00 pm EST.

The final list of the 2016 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductees will be announced on Tuesday, April 5, 2016.

The 2016 Induction Gala will be held Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

We invite you to visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame located at the West Entrance of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario.  Additional information about the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is available at www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame or by contacting admin@horseracinghalloffame.com or 416-417-9404

 

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