Hall of Immortals - People

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Biography:From boyhood in Chillicothe, Ohio to shortly before his passing, Charley Valentine was involved with horses of some kind. For many years...Read more
Biography:Born in 1910 in Normal, Illinois, June Van Gundy's association with the sport began in 1943, when he became assistant to the...Read more
Biography:A famed horsewoman, Frances Dodge Johnson Van Lennep founded the Dodge Stable. It was in the early 1940s that she became interested in...Read more
Year of Induction:1975
Biography:A native of Philadelphia, Frederick Van Lennep's association with harness racing began in 1949, when he married Frances Dodge,...Read more
Biography:A native of Indianapolis, Indiana, Frank Walker was the "dean of harness race starters" in the days when starts were done by...Read more
Biography:John Wallace was born in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1822. He was raised on a farm and his vocation was to have been that of a...Read more
Year of Induction:2018
Biography:Håkan Wallner is regarded as one of Sweden’s greatest trotting ambassadors. He paved the way for European and Scandinavian horse trading...Read more
Biography:A founding member of the USTA and one of its long-time executives, Kay Ward died November 7, 1988 in Bloomington, Illinois at the age of...Read more
Year of Induction:2014
Biography:Bill Weaver was born in 1936 in New York City and grew up in Connecticut. His father was a commercial banker for J. P. Morgan. Weaver...Read more
Biography:Born on July 22, 1940, trainer and driver William Wellwood was a two-time Canadian O'Brien Award winner as Canada's Trainer of the Year...Read more