Fipke To Receive E.P. Taylor Award of Merit


Charles Fipke | Horsephotos

Owner Charles E. Fipke, who will be represented by his homebred Seeking the Soul (Perfect Soul {Ire}) in the GI Pegasus World Cup S., will receive the E.P. Taylor Award of Merit at the 2019 Sovereign Award ceremony to be held Thursday, Apr. 16, at Universal Eventspace in Vaughn, Ontario.

Selected by Jockey Club of Canada stewards, the E.P. Taylor Award of Merit is given to those who have accomplished outstanding individual achievements and have made a significant contribution to the Thoroughbred industry in Canada. For nearly four decades, Fipke has been a fixture on the Canadian racing scene and has been represented by the winners of three Sovereign Awards-2003 champion male turf horse Perfect Soul (Ire) (Sadler's Wells); 2008 champion 3-year-old Not Bourbon (Not Impossible {Ire}); and 2010 champion older female Impossible Time (Not Impossible {Ire}).

Harvey Warner will receive the Special Sovereign Award at the same ceremony. Warned has been involved with the Thoroughbred industry in Canada since 1971 and has served in a variety of capacities in Manitoba. He is currently the president of the Manitoba Jockey Club and a Steward for The Jockey Club of Canada.

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