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Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Lon - The Raceway's Award Winners

London, February 6, 2012 -- The Raceway at The Western Fair District will honour its top performers from 2011 during the annual awards night on Saturday, February 25.

Trevor Henry captured another driving title at the London oval this past season while Paul Taylor will take home the hardware as the top trainer.

Among the equine winners is older trotting horse/gelding of the year Indiana Hall. The nine-year-old made $125,000 last season for his connections and notched six of his 14 victories at The Raceway.

The equine awards are based on purse winnings for those horses who made a minimum of six starts at The Raceway. The claiming awards are given to horses who had the most claiming victories at the track during the year.

The 34th Annual  Awards Banquet  will start with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and awards and a dance to follow. Tickets are available through Marketing Coordinator Sarah Imrie at 519-438-7203 (ext. 320) or by email at . Tickets can also be purchased this year online at

Here is the complete list of 2011 award winners at The Raceway:

Older Pacing Mare – J M Lasstax
Older Pacing Horse/Gelding – Shadywood Baron
3-Year-Old Pacing Filly – Rammattic
3-Year-Old Pacing Colt/Gelding – Kesons Reign
3-Year-Old Trotting Filly – Walked Into Heaven
3-Year-Old Trotting Colt/Gelding – Zip The Lip
Older Trotting Mare – Just One Day
Older Trotting Horse/Gelding – Indiana Hall
Claiming Trotter Of The Year – Pacman
Claiming Pacer Of The Year – Littleheartsdesire
Trainer Of The Year – Paul Taylor
Driver Of The Year – Trevor Henry
Outstanding Service – To Be Announced That Night