Is there a horse or person you think should be added to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 2014? Someone that you think should carry the same recognition in Canadian horse racing as 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 March 4th in any of the following categories:
Male Horse; Female Horse; Person, Jockey, Driver or Trainer; Builders, included but not limited to Breeders, Owners, and Officials; Communicators, those who have told the story of horse racing in Canada including broadcasters, announcers, writers, photographers, etc.; Veteran Horses, whose careers have been completed for 20 years; Veteran People recognizes those whose careers and impact on racing took place a minimum of 20 years ago.
All nominations received will be considered by the Nomination Committees of the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame. Both people and horses are eligible for nomination and in turn election to the CHRHF, regardless of whether they have Canadian connections, but have either raced in Canada or made a significant contribution to the betterment of racing in Canada.
To read complete eligibility requirements click here.
It is asked that nomination submissions be sent as a formal letter containing detailed information on the record and merits of each nominee along with the nominator’s contact information.
Nomination deadline is 5:00 pm Tuesday, March 4, 2014 and submissions 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 2014 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductees will be announced on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
For questions regarding Standardbred Nominations, please contact Kathy Wade Vlaar 905-858-3060 ext. 207 or Darryl Kaplan at 241
For questions regarding Thoroughbred Nominations, please contact Tom Cosgrove 416-675-3993 ext. 2113 or Jim Bannon at ext. 2454.
The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is a not for profit organization dedicated to honoring and celebrating the achievements of horses and people in the sport of Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing in Canada.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 416-417-9404.