Hall of Immortals - People

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Biography:Born in Richmond, Canada in 1864, William Gocher came to the United States as a young man. He first came into prominence as...Read more
Biography:Alden Goldsmith, the proprietor of Walnut Grove Farm, was born December 4, 1820 in Blooming Grove, New York. He represented the fourth...Read more
Biography:Born in 1858 at Walnut Grove Farm, Washingtonville, New York, John was a son of Alden Goldsmith, one of the most prominent horsemen at...Read more
Biography:A native of Chatham, Ontario, Shelly Goudreau was one of the sport's most gifted drivers. In his all too brief career, he...Read more
Year of Induction:1992
Biography:"Andy" Grant was introduced to the sport of harness racing by his father who both owned and raced Standardbreds and Thoroughbreds....Read more
Biography:One of the sport's most prominent owners of his time, Hugh Grant owned both Standardbreds and Thoroughbreds but was fond of saying, "My...Read more
Biography:A lifelong breeder and owner of harness horses, from the 1940s to the 1970s, Percy Gray and his brother Jere, of Swansea, Massachusetts...Read more
Year of Induction:2008
Biography:Lou Guida, whose innovative approach to horse ownership and stallion syndication led to significant changes in the harness racing...Read more
Biography:Born in Madison County, Ohio in 1917, James Hackett entered the sport in earnest after distinguished service during World War...Read more
Biography:C. J. Hamlin was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts in 1819. As a boy he was a grocery clerk and soon owned his own market. He moved to...Read more