Veterans' Classic

Event Date(s): 
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
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Honouring our Past – Celebrating our Future

Join us in celebrating and honouring our military at the third annual Veterans’ Classic. 

The ‘Veterans’ Classic’ is a special night of horse racing and celebration at the Western Fair District to honour our military.  The 2019 festivities will mark the annual event’s third year at The Raceway, taking place Friday, October 18th 2019 as part of the Friday night harness racing card. Opening Ceremonies will begin at 5PM on the track with the 1st Hussars Cavalry Troop. The Veterans’ Classic will showcase a Flyover by the red Knight, Marching Pipe Bands, as well as military displays throughout the East Annex, Grandstand and The Raceway lobby.

DATES & LOCATION

October 18th, 2019 at The Raceway at the Western Fair District

 

Opening Ceremonies - 5:00 PM

- Colour Party Marches on

-Military opening Ceremony 

- Red Knight Flyover 

-1st Hussars Calvary skill at arms demo

- Military closing ceremony: Last Post, Minute of Silence, Lament, Rouse, Act of Remembrance, God Save the Queen.

HIGHLIGHTS

- Over 30 military displays throughout the East Annex, Grandstand and The Raceway lobby.

-Free “Lest We Forget” bracelets to the first 200 people to the far end of the East annex/progress displays

- Pipe bands

-Outdoor Military displays

Please wear RED to show your support if possible

Doors Open @ 4:30PM

Opening Ceremonies @ 5PM
Live Racing @ 6:55PM

 

 

For further event information or sponsorship opportunities please contact:

Beth Sayler

Community Programs Manager
bsayler@westernfairdistrict.com
519-438-7203 ex. 381

2019 Event Poster

 

Top of the Fair Friday Night Buffet

SOLD OUT - Please note that the dining room is sold out for October 18th

$39.99/Person* (Excluding May 31st Camluck Classic Night)
DOORS OPEN @ 6PM | LIVE RACING @ 6:55PM - Reservation Required

Make A Reservation

Call (519)-438-7203, 252 or email topofthefair@westernfairdistrict.com.

*All prices are plus applicable taxes and gratuity and subject to change. All reservations of 10 or more will have an automatic gratuity of 15% on the bill. (Excluding May 31st Camluck Classic Night)


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Sugar Doyle (Parkwood Veterans)

Early Pick 3 Early Pick 4 Late Pick 4
  Race 3  Race 7  
  Race 4  Race 8  
  Race 5   Race 9  
  Race 6   Race 10
  Cost:   Cost:  $.20 option 

Greg Blanchard (Poppy Fund)

Early Pick 3 Early Pick 4 Late Pick 4
  Race 3   Race 7  
  Race 4   Race 8  
  Race 5  Race 9  
  Race 6   Race 10  
  Cost:  $.20 option  Cost:  $.20 option 

Greg Gangle (Military Family Resource Centre)

Early Pick 3 Early Pick 4 Late Pick 4
  Race 3   Race 7  
  Race 4  Race 8  
  Race 5   Race 9  
  Race 6   Race 10  
  Cost  $1 option Cost:  $1 option 

Guest #2 Picks

Early Pick 3 Early Pick 4 Late Pick 4
     
     
     
     
Cost: Cost Cost

 


 

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