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Jul
04

HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Sunday, July 02, 2017 - by the USTA Communications Department   Goshen, NY --- On a sultry Sunday (July 2) midsummer’s evening in the Hudson River Valley, inductions for the Harness Racing Hall of Fame were conducted. The sole inductee into the Living Hall of Fame was Brian Sears, ... Read more
Jun
23

HALL OF FAME DRIVER HERVE FILION, 77, DIES

Freehold, NJ --- Five years ago when Dave Palone became the leading driver in career wins in North American harness racing history, he looked to the man he surpassed with respect and awe. “When I was a kid,” Palone said, “Herve was my idol. In soccer, there’s Pele. In harness racing, ther... Read more
May
31

HAMBLETONIAN PARTY!

2017 CASINO & POKER NIGHT CHARITY EVENT Tickets available at the door! Read more
May
09

2017 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME 2017 INDUCTEES Living Hall of Fame    Brian Sears    Mr. Muscleman    Rock N Roll Heaven    Artstopper (broodmare)    Benear (broodmare)    Fox Valley Monika (broodmare) &nbs... Read more
Apr
11

HALL OF FAME IMMORTAL JACK KOPAS PASSES

Mississauga, ON --- Canadian horseman Jack Kopas has passed away at the age of 88. After a short illness, Mr. Kopas passed at his winter home in Orlando, Fla. Arrangements have yet to be made available, but Trot Insider will convey the information when it is available. Mr. Kopas began his care... Read more
Mar
09

COMMUNICATOR SAM McKEE PASSES

Communicators Hall of Famer Sam McKee, one of the most well-known and respected announcers in horse racing, died early Wednesday morning, March 8, as a result of complications after suffering a major stroke early last month. He was 54. McKee was the announcer and simulcast director at the Me... Read more
Jan
25

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME AMATEUR RACING SERIES TAKES OFF!

The first leg of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame Amateur Racing Series took place on Saturday, January 21 at The Isle of Capri at Pompano Park in Pompano Beach, Florida. A resounding success, the support from the amateur driving community at Pompano raised over $3,000 for the Harness Ra... Read more
Jan
23

2017 LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME BALLOT RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent voting to determine the 2017 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame. Museum members in good standing voted for the two horses they felt best exe... Read more