O'Brien Awards Deadlines & Special Offers

The annual O’Brien Awards Gala is quickly approaching (Saturday, Feb. 1), and those planning on attending the revered black-tie event should be aware of some important upcoming dates for the celebration of Canada's harness racing industry.

Friday, January 10 is the final day to purchase your ad in the 2019 O’Brien Awards Program.

Each year Standardbred Canada produces a four-colour souvenir program for the O’Brien Awards. The program is distributed to everyone attending the O’Brien Awards. Traditionally, ads are purchased by finalists, and owners of the finalists to thank the team of people involved in their horse’s success.

Full-page, four-colour ads are available for purchase in the program at a cost of $600 + HST.

Monday, January 13 – deadline for special room rate at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale.

Click here to make a reservation for the Hilton. Or you can call 905-821-1981 or toll free 1-855-757-4862. There is a special rate of $119 for a limited number of rooms, and you need to use the code SBC if you are calling.

Wednesday, January 22 – Ticket sales close

To book an ad in the O’Brien program or to purchase O’Brien tickets, please contact:

◈ Kathy Wade Vlaar at [email protected] or 905-858-3060 (Ext. 207).

◈ Hailey Saunders at [email protected] or 905-858-3060 (Ext. 243).

Standardbred Canada has partnered with FitzRoy Dress Rental and Moores for discounts for O’Brien Awards guests.

FitzRoy Dress Rental Discount – Women can rent their dresses from FitzRoy Dress Rentals online or in-store and receive a 15 per cent discount with the promo code OBRIEN15. For an additional fee you can request to have the dress dropped off and picked up at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale Hotel.

Moores Tuxedo DiscountClick here for info and flyer.

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