The results are in and the finalists announced for the 2018 Youth Literary Derby. The province-wide juried, horse-themed writing contest designed to encourage writing and literacy skills of Ontario students grades 5 to 8, reached into the classrooms of schools, Standardbred breeding farms and mainstream media, and attracted submissions from 46 towns, cities, villages and […]
Finalists for the Youth Literary Derby Announced – Prizes to be Awarded on October 6th at Woodbine Mohawk Park
Congratulations to the following Finalists, listed in no particular order:
Short Story Division:
Placings will be announced on Saturday, October 6th during the Awards Ceremony at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read entire Press Release here.
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video on standardbred foals and racing
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Visitors to the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Toronto’s Woodbine Racetrack will be treated to a newly-created display recognizing and honouring the Youth Literary Derby. The attractive display features the Youth Literary Derby, along with some of the recent successful horse racing promotional initiatives […]
From Blind River to Bright’s Grove and Sudbury, and from Teeswater to Dobbinton and St. Catharines, the Youth Literary Derby has reached into the classrooms of schools, standardbred farms and mainstream media across Ontario. Potential young poet laureates and wordsmiths are lighting up the Literary Derby website with their submissions, hoping to share in the […]