Living Hall of Fame

Year of Induction:1991
Biography:William O'Donnell is one of a legion of horsemen who have come from the sparsely populated Maritime region of Canada to star in the...Read more
Year of Induction:1988
Biography:Kenneth Dale Owen was born August 23, 1903 in New Harmony, Indiana during the Posey County week-long race meet. Although K. D.'s...Read more
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
Year of Induction:2013
Biography:Bob Quigley was general manager of the Meadowlands Racetrack during the years when the East Rutherford, New Jersey facility earned its...Read more
Year of Induction:1998
Biography:Born on May 28, 1947, this native of Saskatoon, Canada is also a member of the Canadian Hall of Fame. He is best remembered for Horse of...Read more