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Published October 30, 1996
NHL Oilers Owner PETER POCKLINGTON has reportedly made a C$27.7M bid on behalf of his private holding company, Pocklington Financial, to acquire full control of margarine producer Canbra Foods, Ltd. of Alberta (Toronto GLOBE & MAIL, 10/30)....Virginia consultant, THOMAS ARONSON, who is attempting to run the Foxboro, MA harness track, admitted that he has "major financial backing" from Patriots Owner ROBERT KRAFT. Kraft, who owns the track, has reportedly put up a $2M "backstop" line of credit (BOSTON HERALD, 10/29).... BOB COSTAS will be the Master of Ceremonies at the 21st Annual All Sports Hall of Fame Dinner to benefit the Boys' Club of New York tonight in New York at the Waldorf-Astoria. NBC Sports President DICK EBERSOL will be honored as the Harriman Award winner (Boys Club).