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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Clntn - Clinton Raceway Hosts 'Memorial' Program Closing Day This Sunday

Clinton, September 28, 2012 - Clinton Raceway will host its final program of the season this Sunday afternoon at 1:30 p.m.

The entire Closing Day program will pay tribute to past harness horse people who made a lasting contribution to the sport.

Each of the 12 races on the card will be a memorial event and the following people will be honoured:

Ray Odorico
Roy “Sugar” Meriam & Jack Meriam
Merv Wade
Roy Chapple
Vicky Horner
Friends & Family of Lynne Davies & Natalie Elliott
Eric Schellenberger
Bill Chowen
Ron Procop
Harry Kerr
Ken & Joyce Taylor & Robert Taylor
Dr. George S Elliott & Mert Elliott.

“All of these people loved the sport and had a lasting impact, especially here in Clinton,” said General Manager Ian Fleming. “We take a lot of pride in being able to honour these people and thank their friends and family for helping making a day like this possible.”

Fans are also reminded there will be a chicken barbecue following the races and tickets will be available for just $10. For more information, visit