The MacKay family of Bible Hill will be honoured for their longtime achievements in harness racing during the Atlantic Breeders Crown on Thanksgiving weekend.
The MacKays - Emmons, Dixie, Oswald (Ozzie) and Tammy-Lynn - will be one of four Atlantic Canadian families who will be recognized in Charlottetown on Oct. 12 and 13.
Atlantic Sire Stakes divisional champions will be crowned during the weekend. The four families from each of the Atlantic provinces will be saluted with memorabilia on display in the Memory Lane room on the second level of Red Shores at the CDP.
Family presentations will also be part of the gala awards night Oct. 12 at the Rodd Royalty in Charlottetown.
The reception will begin at 7 p.m. with the banquet at 7:30. Tickets are $30 and available at Charlottetown Vet Clinic, Red Shores race office or by calling 629-6636.
For more information about the Atlantic Breeders Crown, including hotel rates, go to www.redshores.ca.
Other families being honoured include the Annear family, from Montague, P.E.I., the Bob Forward family of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Stevenson family from New Brunswick.