Hall of Immortals - People

Biography:Born in Pittstown, New York in 1824, Charles Backman amassed a fortune as a young man in New York City, moved to Orange County and...Read more
Biography:William Bair's chief claim to fame was driving Maud S. to a trotting record of 2:08 3/4 at Cleveland in 1885. Bair was born in...Read more
Biography:Born in St. Charles, Illinois in 1868, Edward Baker inherited most of the estate of his wealthy brother-in-law, John W. Gates in 1918. A...Read more
Year of Induction:1972
Biography:This native of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada, Ralph Baldwin won his first harness race when he was seventeen. After apprenticeship...Read more
Biography:Born in Cambridge City, Indiana in 1862, William Barefoot gained prominence in the sport as the breeder and owner of Single G....Read more
Biography:Born in LaPorte, Indiana in 1858, John Bauer's family moved to Aurora, Illinois when he was a small child. He began working in...Read more
Year of Induction:1975
Biography:Howard Beissinger drove Lindy's Pride to win trotting's Big Five in 1969: the Yonkers Trot, Kentucky Futurity, Hambletonian, Dexter Cup...Read more
Year of Induction:1988
Biography:For fifty years, Stan Bergstein served as executive vice president of Harness Tracks of America, an association of North American...Read more
Biography:Born in London, England in 1882, Thomas Berry stowed away on a horse transport bound for Boston at age ten and began to work...Read more
Biography:Cornelius Kingsley Garrison Billings was born in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1861 and was educated in Wisconsin. In 1887, upon...Read more