September 17, 2014

Canadian Horse Racing Hall Of Fame Dinner To Feature Jody Jamieson As Auctioneer On August 16

Don’t miss your chance to be part of the excitement at the 2012 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Gala Dinner, as 3 time O’Brien Driver of the Year winner Jody Jamieson takes to the microphone for the Hall of Fame Live Auction.

Generous donors like Adena Springs, The Royal Horse Show, Paul Reddam and Doug O’Neill, Gustav Schickedanz, and the Woodbine Entertainment Group have beefed up the list of items which will see all proceeds go directly toward helping the Hall of Fame recognize the achievements of those that have built and established the roots of horse racing in Canada.

Live Auction

  • Halter worn by 2012 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Winner “I’ll Have Another” (donated by Paul Reddam and Doug O’Neill )
    • Dinner at the Turf Club Lounge and 2 tickets to the Chicago Black Hawks vs Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Game – Saturday, November 3, 2012 (donated by WEG)
    • Breeding seasons to Hall of Fame stallion Langfuhr , sire of 2012 Hall of Fame Inductee Jambalaya (donated by Gustav Schickedanz, Schonfeld Farms)
    • A pair of tickets for a Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Game.  You will be seated with some of the Toronto Maple Leaf Legends.  This package also includes a $200.00 gift certificate for Harbour Sixty Steakhouse (Donated by Jim Bannon and Harbour Sixty Steakhouse)

Silent Auction

  • A limited edition framed print of Cam Fella by artist Lindsay Sovil; signed by the artist as well as Cam Fella’s owner Norm Clement and trainer Pat Crowe
    • Riding Boots signed by Hall of Fame Inductee Jockey Russell Baze
    • Plus many more items from sports memorabilia and tickets to equine art and collectibles, there’s a little something for everyone.

Visit the CHRHF website for a complete list of items.  www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com

This year’s ceremony, Thursday, August 16th at the Mississauga Convention Centre, will celebrate the induction of standardbred honourees Astreos, Kadabra, Mystic Mistress, Charles Juravinski and Dave Wall, along with thoroughbred counterparts Arravale, Jambalaya, L’Alezane, Russell Baze and Aubrey Minshall.

In addition we will pay tribute to 2012 Legend honourees Dalyce Blue, Mildred Williams, John Dewhurst, and Patrick MacMurchy.

The reception and silent auction will commence at 5:30 p.m., followed by a four course dinner, live auction and induction ceremonies at 7:00 p.m.   Woodbine Entertainment Group Thoroughbred Racing Analyst Jim Bannon will MC the festivities which will pay tribute to the 30th anniversary of the great Cam Fella’s career.

We are also pleased to welcome Equifera Wines as our wine sponsor this year.  With a winery built on a former Thoroughbred Farm in the Niagara Wine Region, Equifera is the perfect selection to partner with the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame for this evening of celebration.

Tickets are available for $175 per person or $1,700 for a table sponsorship which includes 8 tickets and a $300 donation to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame by contacting Linda Rainey 416-417-9404 or linda.rainey@horseracinghalloffame.com