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Jan
16

2018 MUSEUM STALLION BREEDING AUCTION

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is pleased to present the stallion services available for the 2018 Stallion Breeding Auction. As you look over this select group of stallions we know you will find breedings to complement your mares. The donors of these breedings have invested in the Muse... Read more
Jan
16

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE COUNTRY KAY SUE DIES

Hightstown, NJ --- Hall of Fame broodmare Country Kay Sue, the dam of 1995 Horse of the Year CR Kay Suzie, died Monday (Jan. 15) in Ocala, Fla., owner Rod Allen said today. She was 32. Country Kay Sue was limited to nine lifetime races because of injuries, but made her name as a broodmare. In add... Read more
Jan
15

HALL OF FAMER SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE SUCCUMBS TO CANCER

World champion, Hall of Famer, leading stallion and legendary Standardbred racehorse Somebeachsomewhere was euthanized Sunday afternoon (Jan. 14) at Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Center in Ringoes, N.J. after a short battle with cancer. Somebeachsomewhere had just turned 13 on Jan. 1. "It’s devastati... Read more
Jan
05

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE FLAT FOOT FLUZY PASSES

Millstone, NJ - Hall of Fame broodmare Flat Foot Fluzy died Thursday (Jan. 4) in New Jersey, equine surgeon Dr. Patty Hogan, the wife of owner Ed Lohmeyer, said. Flat Foot Fluzy was 31. Lohmeyer bred Flat Foot Fluzy, a daughter of Direct Scooter out of Quinella Blue Chip, with William Simon, who ... Read more
Dec
21

TRUSTEE EMERITUS WILLIAM MULLIGAN PASSES

Columbus, OH --- Harness Racing Museum trustee emeritus William Mulligan, 87, a longtime Standardbred owner and breeder, died Dec. 18, 2017. Mr. Mulligan owned nearly 300 horses in his career and was the breeder of more than 200. Among the top horses he owned was Spellbound Hanover 3,1:54.3 ($... Read more
Dec
18

2018 STALLION BREEDING AUCTION

Do you have a breeding that you won’t be using this season? We have a home for it! We are lining up our stallion roster for the 2018 season and invite you to put your breedings to work for the benefit of all – the breeding donor, the mare owner and the Harness Racing Museum. Donated breedings... Read more
Dec
18

2018 HALL OF FAME IMMORTALS ANNOUNCED

2019 Harness Racing Immortals Nominations Due Goshen, NY – The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is inviting Immortal nominations for the Class of 2019. All Museum members in good standing have the privilege of nominating people and horses who they feel have made a significant contributi... Read more
Oct
23

HALL OF FAMER ANTHONY ABBATIELLO PASSES

By Ellen Harvey, Harness Racing Communications Freehold, NJ --- Anthony "Tony" Abbatiello, 89, a United States Trotting Association director for 25 years and chairman of the board from 1997 to 2003, died Oct. 19, 2017, at his home in Colts Neck, N.J., after complications from heart failure. Mr... Read more