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Jul
08

HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2024 INDUCTED

GOSHEN - A crowd of more than 280 people gathered Sunday evening at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame to celebrate the induction of the Hall of Fame class of 2024. Trainer Jim Campbell, trainer/driver Ed Lohmeyer, and breeder/owner David McDuffee led the group, which was honored during... Read more
Jun
21

JULY 6 BOOK SIGNING AT HARNESS RACING MUSEUM

Looking for the perfect summer read? Dear Readers and Riders, the biography of writer Marguerite Henry by Lettie Teague, has received the highest praise from numerous best-selling authors. It is available for purchase at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in Goshen, New York. On Satu... Read more
May
07

HALL OF FAMER ALAN J. LEAVITT DIES

- from Harnesslink.com Sources reported on May 6 that Hall of Famer, Alan J. Leavitt, of Lana Lobell and Walnut Hall Ltd. fame, died at the age of 88. Born March 22, 1936, in Baltimore, Maryland, Leavitt employed his business instincts to become one of the brightest stars in the Standardb... Read more
Mar
12

HALL OF FAMER ETERNAL CAMNATION, 27, DIES

Hall of Fame pacing mare Eternal Camnation passed away at the age of 27 at trainer and owner Jeff Miller's farm in Haviland, Ohio, where she had been living since retiring from racing two decades ago. Miller confirmed with Trot Insider that Eternal Camnation was humanely euthanized on ... Read more
Feb
06

JERRY SILVERMAN, HALL OF FAME TRAINER, PASSES

Hightstown, NJ — Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Silverman, who at the age of 31 won the 1966 Pacing Triple Crown with Romeo Hanover and remained a success on the Grand Circuit for five decades, has died. Mr. Silverman’s son Richie announced the news Monday evening on his Facebook page. Mr. Silv... Read more
Feb
06

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE GRACEFUL TOUCH DIES

Hall of Fame broodmare Graceful Touch, a stakes-winning filly who made a mark in trotting bloodlines, has died at the age of 24 at Hunterton Farm in Paris, Kentucky. Graceful Touch was of royal trotting parentage, a daughter of world champion Pine Chip and Act Of Grace, a filly who took on t... Read more
Jan
19

2024 STALLION BREEDING FUNDRAISER

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has an outstanding list of stallions for the 2024 breeding auction. The complete list of 2024 stallions, conditions and bidding form have been posted under the Fundraising tab. The list will be updated as additional breedings are donated. We have more tha... Read more
Jan
12

2024 LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame announces the results of recent balloting to determine the 2024 inductees into harness racing’s Living Horse Hall of Fame. Museum members voted for the four horses they felt best exemplified greatness. Racehorses Gimpanzee, Mission Brief, Tall Dark Stra... Read more