Last Call For Silent Auction Items
Published: February 1, 2016 12:14 pm ET
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A reminder for anyone planning on making a contribution to the Silent Auction taking place at the 2015 O’Brien Awards, please contact the Industry Marketing Department before Friday, February 5.
The proceeds from this year’s Silent Auction will go towards a permanent memorial in honour of the horses lost in the fire at Classy Lane Training Centre.
Canada’s harness racing champions will be honoured at the O’Brien Awards Black Tie Gala on Saturday, February 13, 2016 at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel in Mississauga, Ontario.
This year’s Black Tie Gala features an “Old Hollywood” Theme. The evening kicks off at 6:00 p.m. with a cocktail reception & silent auction in the Graydon Hall Foyer. At 7:00 p.m. dinner will get underway with a delectable four-course gourmet meal. The award presentations will start at about 9:15 p.m. and a dance will round out the evening.
Willliam (Bill) Andrew will be presented with the Cam Fella Award at the O’Brien’s. Coveted O’Brien busts and a Horse of the Year trophy will be handed out to the winners in 18 categories along with a unique trophy for Outstanding Groom and three unique trophies for the Media Excellence Awards. To take a look at this year’s finalists, click here.
Following dinner, guests will be able to dance the night away to the music of Saturday Night Jive, a local band who specializes in entertaining at weddings and corporate events.