2011 Hall of Fame

Honoring the 2011 Inductees into the Racing Hall of Fame.

Sam 'The Bugler' Grossman gets everyone's attention at the start of the ceremony for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Attending members of the Hall of Fame, from left; Allen Jerkins, Thomas Kelly, Janet Elliot, Eddie Maple, Jerry Bailey and D. Wayne Lukas.

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Hall of Famers Jerry Bailey, left and D. Wayne Lukas share a laugh at the Hall of Fame ceremony.

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Bobby Flay delivered the keynote speech, talking about his long love of horse racing.

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Hall of Famers Jerry Bailey, left and Eddie Maple listen during the Hall of Fame Ceremony.

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Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer; Career Wins: 5,990 and counting; Career Earnings: $123,565,530 and counting; Horses Trained include: Blind Luck, Dakota Phone, Heatseeker, Hystericalady, Tuscan Evening.

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Jerry Hollendorfer receives his Hall of Fame official jacket.

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Hollendorfer dedicated his plaque to the racing fans.

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Open Mind (Deputy Minister - Stage Luck by Stage Door Johnny): 19 starts, 12-2 -2, $1,844,372; 1988 Champion 2yo filly; 1989 Champion 3yo filly; Bred by Due Process Stables; Owned by Eugene Klein; Trained by D. Wayne Lukas.

Photo: E. Martin Jesse

Trainer D. Wayne Lukas accepts the plaque for Open Mind.

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D. Wayne Lukas and Randy Moss share a laugh during Lukas' speech honoring Open Mind.

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Safely Kept (Horatius - Safely Home by Winning Hit); 31 starts, 24-2-3; $2,194,206; 1989 Champion Sprinter; Bred by Mr. and Mrs. David Hayden; Owned by Jayeff B Stables & Barry Weisbord; Trained by Alan E. Goldberg.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Owner Barry Weisbord accepts the plaque for Safely Kept.

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Barry Weisbord, owner of Safely Kept, after receiving the HOF plaque.

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Sky Beauty (Blushing Groom - Maplejinsky by Nijinsky II): 21 starts, 15-2 -2, $1,336,000; 1994 Champion Older Mare; Bred by Sugar Maple Farm; Owned by Georgia E. Hofmann; Trained by H. Allen Jerkens.

Photo: Adam Coglianese

Philip Richter, grandson of owner Georgia Hofmann’s late husband Philip Hofmann, accepted the plaque for Sky Beauty.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

Trainer Matthew Byrnes; Horses Trained include: Parole, Salvator, Firenze, Scottish Chieftain.

Photo: Blood-horse Library

Duke of Magenta (Lexington - Magenta by Yorkshire); Won 1878 Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, Travers, Withers, and Jerome; Bred by A.J. Alexander; Owned by George Lorillard.

Photo: Blood-horse Library

Jockey Shelby 'Pike' Barnes ; In 1888, first rider to top 200 wins in one year. He also had the year's highest win percentage, 32.9%; Wins included 1890 Belmont Stakes.

Photo: Keeneland Library

William Tichenor, former jockey accepts the plaque for Shelby 'Pike' Barnes

Photo: Skip Dickstein

The 2011 inductees for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Photo: Skip Dickstein

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