Sovereign Media Finalists Announced

(From the Jockey Club of Canada)

The Jockey Club of Canada announced finalists in the 2008 Sovereign Award Media categories Nov. 14. Winners will be announced at the 34th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Toronto Dec. 14.
The finalists are as follows:
OUTSTANDING NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
George Williams, Ace Is Tops For King, Winnipeg Free Press, May 16, 2008
Beverley Smith, Race For Life, The Globe and Mail, October 4, 2008
Peter Gross, Lloyd Duffy Still Bringing In The Winners, Down The Stretch, October 20, 2008
OUTSTANDING FEATURE STORY
Chris Lomon, The Coldwater Kid’s Kind Deed, The Game, March 2008
Peter Gross, How Many Horses Can One Man Save, Down The Stretch, August 8, 2008
Perry Lefko, Remembering The King of Handicapping, Canadian Thoroughbred Magazine, June 2008
OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPH
Matt Waples, Not Bourbon Gets Kissed, Canadian Thoroughbred Magazine, August/September 2008
Michael Burns, Sr., Morning Mist, The Blood-Horse, April 12, 2008
Michael Burns, Jr., DaSilva Rides Into Spotlight, The Toronto Star, April 6, 2008
OUTSTANDING FILM/VIDEO/BROADCAST
Horse Racing Alberta, Ky Alta Stakes, CTV Alberta Network, July 12, 2008
Sport of Kings Communications, The Luckiest Man In The World, City TV British Columbia, August 8, 2008
Woodbine Entertainment Broadcast Department, 2008 Woodbine Mile, The Score, September 7, 2008
The Jockey Club of Canada was founded in 1973 by E.P. Taylor to serve as an international representative of Canada’s Thoroughbred sport and to promote improvements to Thoroughbred horse racing and breeding both in Canada and internationally. The Jockey Club organizes and hosts the annual Sovereign Awards that honor outstanding achievements in all areas of Thoroughbred sport – from media coverage to Horse of the Year.

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