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Greyhound Print Sells for $5,200

An iconic, limited edition print, of Greyhound setting his historic time trial mark of 1:59.3/4 on July 16, 1937 was auctioned to the highest bidder during the July 2015 induction ceremony. Reproduced from the original Richard Stone Reeves oil, which is in the Museum's collection, the 1955 print “Greyhound’s Historic Mile” (#34 of 260) sold for $5,200. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Greyhound Stall Project at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame.

2015 Restoration Fund Raffle Winners

Among the Harness Racing Museum ’s highest priorities is the care and conservation of the art and artifacts entrusted to its collections. Essential funding for this important work is raised through grants, individual donations and fundraising events. Primary among these events is the exciting annual Restoration Fund Raffle with the drawing held during Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. This year’s event raised over $4,700 for planned projects. We wish to thank all of this year’s donors and participants and congratulate the following winners!

USTA Driving School Gift Certificate (2016):
Courtesy of the USTA; won by Museum member Cloverleaf SOA

42”Sanyo LED Color Television:
Courtesy of Ellen Harvey; won by Museum friend Rod Newhart

Dinner for two at CIBO in Manhattan , NY :
Courtesy of Jay Farrar; won by Museum member Irv Atherton

Dinner for two at Marchi’s Restaurant in Manhattan , NY :
Courtesy of Mario & Christine Marchi; won by Museum member Paul L. Schell

Harness Racing Museum Commemorative Gold Plated Golf Putter:
Courtesy of Jim Brooks; won by Museum member Russell Williams

Two Dinners for two at The Black Stallion Restaurant in Vernon , NY :
Courtesy of Sal & Risa Vullo; won by Museum members Joi de Vie Farm and Charles Iannazzo

Batavia Downs “Play Package” - Dinner, Casino Play:
Courtesy of Batavia Downs; won by Museum member Connie Hochstetler

Walk of Fame Brick:
Courtesy of the Museum; won by Museum member Neal G. Tranton

Two Prizes - Big Dee ’s $25 Gift Certificates & Water Buckets:
Courtesy of Big Dee’s; won by Museum members Ebby Gerry and Paul Spears

Big Dee ’s $25 Gift Certificates & Horse Blanket:
Courtesy of Big Dee ’s; won by Museum members Charles Knauss

Tastefully Simple Margarita Mixer Basket:
Courtesy of Bonnie Amato; won by Museum members George & Anita Casale

Yardbirds Flowerpot Holder & Key Hooks:
Courtesy of Mary Lou Dondarski; won by Museum members Dale Welk

Framed Bridle Rosettes – Directum & Jay Eye See:
 Courtesy of Mary Lou Dondarski; won by Museum friends Jonas & Christine Czernyson

Equine Paper Collage by artist Alex Fong:
Courtesy of Mary Lou Dondarski; won by Museum members Lawrence Wagner

Gift Basket & Breeders Crown Glasses:
Courtesy of the Hambletonian Society; won by Museum friend Esther M. Crownover

First Day Cover – Beach Towel:
Courtesy of Ellen Harvey; won by Museum friend Tom McTygue

Ceramic Holiday Musical rocking Horse:
Courtesy of an Anonymous donor; won by Museum member Olivia Kimmelman



Old Friends

Renowned equine photographer Barbara D. Livingston turns her attention to Standardbreds in a lush, 218 page book, Standardbred Old Friends, photographs of 43 horses of great achievement, but now in the twilight of their lives. The stories of their glory days gone by and now their lives of quiet dignity are told by Ellen Harvey. Included are Hall of Fame honorees Mack Lobell, Moni Maker, Miss Easy, Cam’s Card Shark, Jate Lobell, as well as Western Dreamer, Staying Together, Giant Victory and blue collar performers like Stacey's Echo, Dust Devil, Incredible K, NL Loren, Hi IQ and 37 year-old Waco Hanover. 


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Roosevelt Raceway, the most important harness racetrack and entertainment venue in New York between 1940 and 1988, is the subject of a new photographic essay and exhibit by the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame.

The exhibit “Remember Roosevelt !” is now open in the Museum’s main gallery and the book, Roosevelt Raceway, the Legacy & the Dream, Where it All Began,” is available through the Museum’s gift shop. Visit the Museum’s Goshen , New York store or shop online.

Home of the “Grey Ghost” Coming to Goshen

Goshen, NY - When the great grey trotter, Greyhound, won the 1935 Hambletonian at Goshen, New York’s Good Time Park, America was emerging from the Great Depression.  As he walked into his retirement home, a stall at the Maple Park, Illinois farm of his trainer, Doc Flanery, in 1940, the world was on the brink of a great world war, with a wave of social and cultural changes to follow

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2014
Press Release

For more information, contact: Janet Terhune

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