TORONTO, November 14 - The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce finalists in the 2008 Sovereign Award Media categories. Winners will be announced at the 34th Annual Sovereign Awards ceremonies at the Four Seasons Hotel, in Toronto on Friday 14 December 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. To that end the Jockey Club of Canada organizes and hosts the annual Sovereign Awards to honour outstanding achievements in all areas of Thoroughbred sport - from media coverage to Horse of the Year.


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


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


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


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