Living Hall of Fame

Living Hall of Fame description

Year of Induction:2016
Biography:Trainer/driver Bruce Nickells has been associated with many top horses during his 70-year career in harness racing, specializing in the...Read more
Year of Induction:1993
Biography:Corwin M. Nixon was not an individual driven by power or personal profit. He was an uncomplicated, unpretentious man whose thoughts and...Read more
Year of Induction:1971
Biography:Joe O'Brien was born in 1917 on Prince Edward Island, Canada. In a career that spanned 45 years, he compiled a remarkable record as a...Read more
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