The deadline for nominations from the public for people or horses to be inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame for 2012 is Wednesday, March 7, 2012.
All nominations for inductees from both the Thoroughbred and Standardbred industries will be considered by the Nomination Committees of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Board of Directors.
There are five induction categories for 2012: Male Horse; Female Horse; Person, Jockey, Driver or Trainer; Builders, included but not limited to Breeders, Owners, Media Officials and others; and Veteran, horses whose careers have been completed for 20 years. For eligibility information click here
All public nominations are to be sent as a formal letter containing detailed information on the record and merits of each nominee along with the nominator’s contact information.
The deadline is 5:00 pm Wednesday, March 7, 2012 and nominations can be mailed, hand delivered, faxed, or emailed to:
Chair of the Nominating Committee
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
555 Rexdale Blvd.
P.O. Box 156
The final list of the 2012 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductees will be announced on Tuesday, April 10, 2012.
A special Wine and Cheese Reception in the Hall of Fame at Woodbine on Friday, May 25, will be held to introduce the 2012 inductees, and unveil the panels for the 2011 Inductees.
This year’s Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner will be held on Thursday, August 16 at a venue to be announced.
For more information on the 2012 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Nominations Process click here or call 416-675-3993, ext. 2113 for Tom Cosgrove or ext. 2454 for Jim Bannon. For information on the 2012 Induction Ceremony and Gala Fundraising Dinner contact Stacie Roberts at 416-230-5190 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is a not for profit organization dedicated to honoring the achievements of horses and people in the great sport of Thoroughbred and Standardbred Racing in Canada.
Visitors to the Hall of Fame will enjoy learning about the legendary horses whose names are synonymous with today’s racing champions while discovering the stories of the legends of Canadian horse racing placed among rarely seen memorabilia and historic trophies of the sport of kings.
We invite you to visit the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame located at the West Entrance of Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario. For information on arranging a personal tour and/or an interview contact the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame by email email@example.com or 416-675-7223, ext. 2113