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Feb
25

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM 2021 STALLION BREEDING AUCTION

The Harness Racing Museum would like to thank all donors and bidders for a successful fundraiser. If you have not already booked your mares our list of available breedings is posted HERE. Please contact the Museum at 845-294-6330 or email Joanne Young at [email protected] If you h... Read more
Jan
12

2021 LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME ELECTION RESULTS ANNOUNCED

The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2021 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame. Museum members voted for the three horses they felt best exemplified gre... Read more
Dec
15

JOE DEFRANK PASSES

Lexington, KY —– Harness racing Hall of Famer Joe DeFrank, 87, died Dec. 12, 2020. Growing up in Holly, N.Y., Mr. DeFrank fell in love with harness racing at nearby Batavia Downs. That is where he met his mentor and longtime friend, Don D’Andrea, who recommended to the late Hall of Famer Ji... Read more
Dec
01

2021 LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME VOTING BEGINS

The Living Horse Hall of Fame Committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the slate of six candidates for election into the Hall of Fame. The nominees are: ANDOVER HALL CHAPTER SEVEN FATHER PATRICK MISSION BRIEF PEACEFUL WAY YANKEE GLIDE Standardbred ... Read more
Nov
03

2020 RESTORATION RAFFLE WINNERS

Among the Harness Racing Museum’s highest priorities is the conservation of the art and artifacts entrusted to our care. Essential funding for this important work is raised through grants, donations and fundraising events. Primary among these events is the annual Restoration Raffle. This year’s ... Read more
Jul
15

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM - CORONAVIRUS

Due to ongoing concerns about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame will be temporarily closed to the public beginning Friday, March 13, at 4 p.m.    The safety of our visitors, members and staff are our top priority, and we will continue to m... Read more
Jul
03

HALL OF FAME PACER CAM'S CARD SHARK DIES

Hanover, PA — Cam’s Card Shark passed away peacefully at Hanover Shoe Farms on July 2, 2020 at the age of 29. He was with the people that loved him, including Hanover Shoe Farms Farm Manager Patti Murphy who has been with him since he retired to stallion duty, first in New Jersey and then Pennsy... Read more
Jun
03

2020 HALL OF FAME DINNER CANCELLED

Goshen NY — Due to the uncertainty surrounding the re-opening of New York State, and with continuing concerns regarding COVID-19 and large gatherings, the Board of Trustees of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has made the unprecedented decision to cancel the 2020 Harness Racing Hall of... Read more
May
20

2020 STALLION BREEDINGS AVAILABLE (May 20, 2020)

The Harness Racing Museum would like to thank all donors and bidders for a successful auction. If you have not already booked your mares our list of available breedings is posted below. Please contact the Museum at 845-294-6330 or email Joanne Young at [email protected] If you hav... Read more