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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
Feb
24

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE STIENAM'S PLACE DIES

Hall of Fame broodmare Stienam's Place died Saturday night at Kentuckiana Farms in Lexington due to complications from colic. She was 25.   A daughter of Artsplace, Stienam's Place hailed from a successful filly family and continued the line by producing the winners of $4.6 million. But f... Read more
Feb
18

NEW YORK'S HARLEM RIVER SPEEDWAY AND THE GOLDEN AGE

* * * * * CANCELLED * * * * *   Learn & Create Series Thursday, March 19, 2020, 12 pm-2:30 pM  “New York’s Harlem River Speedway and the Gilded Age”                   &n... Read more