CHARLOTTETOWN – The Atlantic Breeder's Crown host committee has released the names of the four Atlantic Canadian harness racing families that will be honoured for their longtime achievements during the Atlantic Breeders Crown on Thanksgiving weekend.
The Annear family from Montague; the Emmons MacKay family of Truro, N.S.; the Bob Forward family of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Stevenson family from New Brunswick will be recognized.
The family recognition will be part of the upcoming Atlantic Breeders Crown weekend in Charlottetown on Oct. 12 and 13. Atlantic Sire Stakes’ divisional champions will be crowned during the weekend.
The four families from each of the Atlantic provinces will be saluted with memorabilia on display in the “Memory Lane” room on the second level of Red Shores at the Charlottetown Driving Park.
Family presentations will also be part of the gala awards night at Rodd Royalty, Charlottetown, on Saturday, Oct. 12. The reception will begin at 7 p.m., with the dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are available at Charlottetown Vet Clinic, Red Shores race office or by calling 1-(902)-629-6636.
For more information about the Atlantic Breeders Crown, including hotel rates, go to www.redshores.ca.