Living Hall of Fame

Year of Induction:2010
Biography:In 1977, when Standardbred trainer Herman Hylkema allowed 15-year-old Dave Palone to jog one of his father’s horses at hometown...Read more
Year of Induction:1994
Biography:John Patterson, Sr., a modest, soft-spoken, unfailingly polite Southern gentleman, was the only child born to postal employee John...Read more
Year of Induction:1962
Biography:A nephew of 1974 Immortal Steven C. Phillips, Steve Phillips revolutionized the sport by introducing the first successful mobile...Read more
Year of Induction:2005
Biography:Ron Pierce was born in Livermore, California on June 21, 1956. Initially interested in becoming a career jockey, Pierce began driving...Read more
Year of Induction:2021
Biography:William “Billy” Popfinger has been training and driving horses for more than 50 years. He was a 25-year resident of Garden City, Long...Read more
Year of Induction:1971
Biography:Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1902, Harry Pownall drove his first race at age 17 at Long Island's Mineola Fairgrounds. He...Read more