Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Michael Burns, Canada's leading horse racing pohotog, dead at 84

Michael Burns was well-known for his thoroughbred photography, which earned him a record seven Sovereign Awards in Canada – the most recent in 2009 – and three Eclipse Awards, the top horse racing award in North America. He was also the official photographer for the Canadian government at five Olympics and covered several Pan Am and Commonwealth Games. He died Tuesday in Toronto at age 84.

Click on the title to read the complete Toronto Star obituary.

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