Tickets On Sale For Hall Of Fame Induction Gala

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Published: June 1, 2023 01:16 pm EDT

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) Induction Gala, which will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at the Mississauga Convention Centre. The Classes of 2022 and 2023, including some of the biggest names in Canadian Standardbred and Thoroughbred racing, will be formally inducted to the CHRHF at the Gala.

Among the list of honourees are Standardbred world record holder Bulldog Hanover (CHRHF Class of 2023), along with his co-owner/trainer Jack Darling (CHRHF Class of 2022), plus Thoroughbred fan favourite Pink Lloyd (CHRHF Class of 2023) and his incredible jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva (CHRHF Class of 2022).  A complete list of all inductees to be recognized are listed below.

The Gala event will feature a cocktail reception, a gourmet four-course dinner with wine, and a fantastic lineup of silent and live auction items. The reception and silent auction will commence at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, live auction and the induction ceremony at 6:30 p.m. The Mississauga Convention Centre is located at 75 Derry Road West in Mississauga, Ont.

Tables for eight guests, can be purchased for $2,200 including a $400 donation to the CHRHF.  Eligible purchasers will receive a $1,000 charitable tax receipt.

Individual tickets are available at the early bird price of $225 until July 7.  As of July 8, ticket prices increase to $250 per person, with limited quantities available.  All ticket prices include HST.

To purchase tickets, enquire about event sponsorship opportunities or to place a congratulatory ad in the event program, call 416-417-9404 or email

CHRHF Class of 2022:  Eurico Rosa Da Silva – Jockey, Jack Darling – Standardbred Trainer, Charles E. Fipke – Thoroughbred Builder, Gilles Gendron – Standardbred Veteran, Frank Salive – Standardbred Communicator, Alydeed – Thoroughbred Veteran, Court Vision – Thoroughbred Male Horse, Shadow Play – Standardbred Male Horse

CHRHF Class of 2023:  Chris Christoforou – Driver, Irwin Driedger – Jockey, Dr. Lloyd S. McKibbin, DVM – Standardbred Builder, R. Glenn Sikura – Thoroughbred Builder, Bulldog Hanover – Standardbred Male Horse, Formal Gold – Thoroughbred Veteran, Pink Lloyd – Thoroughbred Male Horse, Pure Ivory – Standardbred Female Horse

(With files from CHRHF)