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Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame announces 2014 nominees
Monday, March 24, 2014 - from the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame

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Toronto, ON --- The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its 2014 ballot.

A total of 36 horses and people, including 18 Standardbred racing candidates and 18 Thoroughbred racing candidates, have been selected to appear on this year’s ballot. A 20-person Election Committee for each breed will declare the winners in their respective categories. Results will be announced Tuesday (April 8).

Standardbred ballots representing this year’s six voting categories are as follows:

  • In the Standardbred Male Horse category, Blissfull Hall, J M Vangogh and Rocknroll Hanover are the candidates.
  • B Cor Tamara, Dreamfair Eternal and J Cs Nathalie are nominated in the Female Horse category.
  • The three candidates in the trainer-driver category are Yves Filion, William Gale and Wally Hennessey.
  • Candidates in the builders’ category include Dr. Ted Clarke, John B. Ferguson and Robert Murphy.
  • Outstanding Standardbreds Albatross, Artsplace and Happy Lady make up the Veteran Horse Ballot.
  • In the Communicators category the election committee will make their selection from Harry Eisen, Bill Galvin and Frank Salive.

Biographical information on the nominees can be found at this link.

The Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame 2014 Induction Ceremony will be hosted at the Mississauga Convention Centre on Wednesday (Aug. 6).

Additional information about the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame may be found at www.canadianhorseracinghalloffame.com.


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