Penna, Feld Lead HRRN to Sovereign Award Nomination

The radio team of Horse Racing Radio Network, led on air by Mike Penna and Jude Feld, was named a Sovereign Award finalist by The Jockey Club of Canada, located in Toronto, for the 2016 Media categories on March 7. Penna and Feld are both members of NTWAB.

Among the three media divisions up for an award is Digital Audio/Visual and Broadcast Category, and HRRN is one of the three finalists for its broadcast coverage of the 157th Queen’s Plate at Woodbine Racetrack.

Judging for the 2016 Media Sovereign Award categories was performed by Professors of the Journalism Program at the School of Media Studies & Information Technology, Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The 42nd Annual Sovereign Awards will be held on Thursday, April 13, and the public is welcome with the purchase of a ticket. An Early Bird discount of $200 each and tables of 10 for $2000 is available now. Prices will go up on March 15 to $250 each, and tables of 10 are slightly discounted at $2400.

All tickets are plus applicable taxes and must be reserved in advance by contacting The Jockey Club of Canada by telephone at (416) 675-7756 or by email at

By Dick Downey