London Yearling Sale Announces Sponsors

Published: September 15, 2017 01:04 pm EDT

Standardbred Canada and the Forest City Yearling Sale are pleased to announce that Ontario Lottery and Gaming and Ontario Racing are major sponsors for the 2017 London Selected Yearling Sale.

The LSYS takes place on Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at the Metroland Agriplex at the Western Fair District in London, Ontario.

With the support of the OLG and OR, sale organizers will be able to promote harness horse ownership, and a contest to win a share in a racehorse to prospective new horse owners. In addition, there will be a Welcome Centre, an equine expo, along with several workshops on sale days, all supported by Ontario Lottery and Gaming and Ontario Racing.

“Through the support of OLG and OR, we are going to be able to create a sale atmosphere that will embrace newcomers and generate enthusiasm about racehorse ownership,” said Dan Gall, President and CEO of Standardbred Canada. “In addition, in the near future we’ll be announcing several initiatives that will create awareness and educate prospective buyers about racehorse ownership.”

The LSYS features 316 yearlings that will be sold in public auction over the two day sale. The auction gets underway at noon on Saturday and Sunday and preview day is on Friday, October 13. Click here to see the online sales catalogue and videos.

To follow all of the news and updates on the LSYS, click here.