Your Guide To The 2022 O'Brien Awards

2022 O'Brien Awards artwork

Standardbred Canada is proud to present the 2022 O’Brien Awards Gala this Saturday evening (Feb. 4) at the Hilton Mississauga / Meadowvale.

Whether you are attending the event or watching the live stream on, here is everything you need to know to enjoy your evening!


Red Carpet Live

Hosts – Kelly Spencer & Jody Jamieson

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. (EST)
(Also available for viewing on SC’s Facebook page)

2022 O’Brien Awards Show

Hosts – Ken Middleton & Randy Waples

8:40 p.m. – 8:58 p.m. (EST)
Watch the pre-recorded presentations for Media Excellence & Outstanding Groom Award

9 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. (EST) 
Watch the live award presentations via video stream on

Dance & Afterparty

10:30 p.m. – 2 a.m. (EST)

The order of award presentations will be as follows:

To view a list of the 2022 O’Brien Award finalists, click here.

Standardbred Canada would like to thank all the industry partners and sponsors for their support of the 2022 O’Brien Awards:

  • Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for sponsoring the Outstanding Groom Award
  • Bid & Buy, Standardbred Canada’s new horse sales marketplace, sponsor of the Afterparty
  • The Central Ontario Standardbred Association, sponsor of the reception
  • Woodbine Mohawk Park, sponsor of the wine served with dinner
  • Bow River Equestrian Jewelry for sponsoring the grand prize for the Afterparty
  • Ontario Racing, sponsor of the Media Excellence Awards
  • Horse Racing Alberta for sponsoring the O’Brien post-event video interviews, which you will see on our website the week following the awards
  • Grand River Raceway for sponsoring the Red Carpet Live broadcast
  • The Hambletonian Society for sponsoring the table décor
  • Omega Alpha Pharmaceuticals for sponsoring the video stream
  • OnTrack Media and Entertainment, an American Teletimer company, sponsor of the portrait photos
  • Great Canadian Gaming Corporation for its contribution as an industry partner
  • The Raceway at Western Fair District for its contribution as an industry partner

Keep up to date on the event details by following Standardbred Canada’s Facebook page and Twitter accounts. If you are tweeting about the O’Brien Awards, you can use the hashtag #obriens22 to join in on the conversation!