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Jul
03

HALL OF FAME PACER CAM'S CARD SHARK DIES

Hanover, PA — Cam’s Card Shark passed away peacefully at Hanover Shoe Farms on July 2, 2020 at the age of 29. He was with the people that loved him, including Hanover Shoe Farms Farm Manager Patti Murphy who has been with him since he retired to stallion duty, first in New Jersey and then Pennsy... Read more
Jun
03

2020 HALL OF FAME DINNER CANCELLED

Goshen NY — Due to the uncertainty surrounding the re-opening of New York State, and with continuing concerns regarding COVID-19 and large gatherings, the Board of Trustees of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has made the unprecedented decision to cancel the 2020 Harness Racing Hall of... Read more
May
20

2020 STALLION BREEDINGS AVAILABLE (May 20, 2020)

The Harness Racing Museum would like to thank all donors and bidders for a successful auction. If you have not already booked your mares our list of available breedings is posted below. Please contact the Museum at 845-294-6330 or email Joanne Young at [email protected] If you hav... Read more
May
12

HALL OF FAMER MUSCLES YANKEE DIES AT 25

Muscles Yankee (Valley Victory-Maiden Yankee), the Hambletonian champion of 1998 and among the greatest trotting stallions in history, passed away peacefully in his paddock at Perretti Farms on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9, it was reported by Nicola Abrams, manager of the still existing C... Read more
Apr
13

PHILLIP LANGLEY, HALL OF FAMER AND MUSEUM TRUSTEE EMERITUS, PASSES

April 11, 2020, from the USTA Communications Department Columbus, OH — Phil Langley, 83, president of the USTA for 13 years, died April 11, 2020. He was elected as a USTA director in 1983 and became president in 2003 before resigning at the close of 2016. His leadership at the USTA was chara... Read more
Apr
06

2020 LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME BROODMARES ANNOUNCED

The Living Horse Hall of Fame committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the selections for the 2020 broodmare inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame. Danae 3,1:54.2 ($529,099) and Precious Beauty p,2,1:53.3 ($112,842) were elected. Danae’s offs... Read more
Mar
13

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM - CORONAVIRUS

Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Friday, March 13, at 4 p.m.    The safety of our visitors, members and staff are our top priority, and we will continue to m... Read more
Mar
05

HALL OF FAMER ROBERT QUIGLEY PASSES

Bob Quigley, a former racetrack executive in New Jersey and Texas, a horse owner and a member of the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, died Monday, February 17 in Florida of natural causes. He was 90. Quigley, a native of Atlantic City, N.J., worked his way from a low-level employee in 1951 to th... Read more