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Brian Burke to present horse to Toronto Mounted Police

TORONTO, Nov. 12, 2011 /CNW/ - On Sunday, November 13, at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Brian Burke, Toronto Maple Leaf President and General Manager will donate a horse in honour of his son Brendan to Toronto's Mounted Police Unit. The horse, whose name is Moose - in homage to Brendan's nickname - will be presented by Burke at the Unit's 125th anniversary celebration.

The occasion, led by Honourable Chief of Police Bill Blair, will also include outstanding performances by the Toronto Police Pipe Band and the Governor General's Horse Guard Band. The event will also showcase Police Horse Soccer - played by the horses and a 6-foot ball!

Admission to the event is free for all Fair pass holders.

When:  



Sunday, November 13, 2011
1:00PM
         
What:   



Brian Burke Honourary Presentation
125th Anniversary of Toronto Police Mounted Unit
         
Who











Brian Burke, Maple Leaf President and General Manager
Bill Blair, Honourable Chief of Police
Toronto Police Pipe Band
Governor General's Horse Guard Band
         
Where:  



Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
Ricoh Coliseum

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair is the world's largest combined indoor agricultural and equestrian show, and showcases innovations in food and agriculture, thousands of livestock animals, and dozens of the world's top equestrian horses and riders. Now in its 89th year, The Royal let's urban dwellers experience the magic of the country.

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