Keyword: Racing Hall of Fame

  • Durkin to Lead Personalized Tours of Hall of Fame

    Retired racecaller Tom Durkin will lead personalized tours of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame throughout the Saratoga Race Course meeting this summer from July 21 through Sept. 4. 

  • The Class of 2016 of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at the inductions at Fasig-Tipton pavilion Friday August 12, 2016.

    2016 Racing Hall of Fame

    The 2016 Racing Hall of Fame Inductions. The 2016 inductees inductees are Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Tom Ochiltree, Ramon Dominguez, Wayne D. Wright, Steve Asmussen, Arthur B. Hancock Jr. and William Woodward Sr.

  • Inside the August 15, 2015 Issue

    Honor Code pips Liam's Map in the Whitney at Saratoga and more in the August 15, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Induction Ceremony: Racing Hall of Fame

    Watch the 2015 induction ceremony live beginning at 10:30 am EDT on Aug 7. The 2015 inductees are Billy Kelly, Lava Man, Xtra Heat, Chris Antley, Vincent Powers, King Leatherbury, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney

  • Inside the August 1, 2015 Issue

    Hard Not to Like closes from six lengths back to take Diana Stakes in record time and more in the August 1, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Lava Man.

    Leatherbury One of Four Voted to Hall of Fame

    Mid-Atlantic-based trainer King Leatherbury, late jockey Chris Antley, top California handicap horse Lava Man, and splendid female sprinter Xtra Heat have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame for 2015.

  • Lava Man

    Hall Finalists Include Leatherbury, Lava Man

    Hall of Fame ballot will include jockeys Chris Antley, Victor Espinoza, Corey Nakatani, and Craig Perret; Thoroughbreds Black Tie Affair, Kona Gold, Lava Man, and Xtra Heat; and trainers King Leatherbury and David Whiteley.

  • Steve Asmussen

    Asmussen Won't Be Considered for Hall in 2015

    Citing unresolved investigations in New York and Kentucky of Steve Asmussen following a 2014 video from an animal rights group alleging horse abuse, the trainer will not be considered in 2015 for the Hall of Fame.

  • Angel Cordero, Jr.

    'Jockey Legends Day' to be Held at Saratoga

    Fifteen of the greatest riders in the history of Thoroughbred racing will gather at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 9 for the first-ever "Jockey Legends Day" to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.

  • Dreams Really Do Come True - By Randy Romero

    When I sat down at the beginning of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony last Friday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a thousand thoughts went racing through my mind.

  • National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

    Historian Gilcoyne Dead at 91

    Tom Gilcoyne, the retired historian at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame known for his photographic memory and sharp wit, died at the age of 91 on Jan 3.

  • Gary Stevens

    Stevens Joins HRTV

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens has reached an agreement with HorseRacing TV to serve as an on-air analyst, the network announced Nov. 7.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Commentary: Mother's Day

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - There is a touch of irony that Mom's Command will be inducted into the Hall of Fame the same year as the trainer of Forward Pass, Henry Forrest, who was elected by the Historic Review Committee.

  • One Reason Why

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> - Even Carl Hanford, on the day of his induction into the Hall of Fame, said the reason he was selected for membership was because of one horse. He's right, but is that necessarily a bad thing?

  • Special K: former jockey Carl Hanford trained one of the all-time greats.

    Hall of Fame 2006: Trainer Carl Hanford

    It took seven decades for Carl Hanford to make it back to the Derby. The trainer of the legendary Kelso turned up this year when his youngest brother, Ira "Babe" Hanford, was honored as the oldest living jockey to have won the Run for the Roses. Babe piloted longshot winner Bold Venture to victory in 1936.

  • Bill Boland is one of only two apprentice jockeys to win Run for the Roses.

    Hall of Fame 2006: Jockey Bill Boland

    In 1950, Bill Boland became part of Kentucky Derby history when he rode Middleground to victory and became just the second apprentice jockey to win the famed race. Only 16 at the time, he also won the Kentucky Oaks aboard Ari's Mona the day before.

  • Cougar II won or placed in 34 of 38 U.S. starts.

    Hall of Fame Profile: Cougar Joins Charlie in Hall

    Cougar II, who is the first Chilean-bred to be inducted into the racing Hall of Fame, won or placed in 34 of 38 U.S. starts, but his popularity wasn't simply due to his fans leaving the betting windows happy. It was more of a case of cheering for a horse that tried hard time and time again.

  • New York Committee Meets at Racing Hall

    Two months after conducting initial hearings in Albany and New York City, the Ad Hoc Committee on the Future of Racing was back in public session Thursday at a daylong program held at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs.

  • Racing Hall of Fame to Reduce Winter Hours

    Due to significant increases in energy prices, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays in January and February of 2006.

  • 2004 Hall of Fame Inductee: Claude "Shug" McGaughey

    Trainer Claude McGaughey goes by the nickname "Shug," but the more apropos moniker may now be "First Ballot" McGaughey after being selected for induction to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility Tuesday.

  • Late trainer Hine among Hall entrants.

    Carolyn Hine Tearful in Hall of Fame Announcement

    A tearful Carolyn Hine, wife of the late Hubert "Sonny" Hine, graciously accepted the announcement of her husband's induction into the Racing Hall of Fame at a press conference at Churchill Downs the morning of April 29. Hine, who trained Horse of the Year Skip Away, joins jockey Mike Smith, Precisionist, and Dance Smartly in the Hall of Fame class of 2003.

  • Bard of Racing

    <i> By Bud Lamoreaux </i> -- It's time to start the drums rolling for the most memorable broadcaster ever to do a Triple Crown race, the late Heywood Hale Broun. Surely there is a place for a shrine to him, be it Churchill Downs, Keeneland, or Saratoga.

  • Earlie Fires, emotional during Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

    Emotional Fires Joins Others in Hall of Fame Induction

    While temperatures soared under a hazy morning sun in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., emotions ran warmer and percolated over inside at the Humphrey S. Finney Sales Pavilion. The occasion Monday, Aug. 6, was the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

  • Which 25 Years?

    <i>By Dan Liebman</i> -- Let's face facts. Fact One: Bob Baffert will get into the Racing Hall of Fame. Fact Two: Bob Baffert will get into the Racing Hall of Fame on the first ballot. The only unanswered question is what year it will be when Baffert accepts his plaque in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.