Horse Racing Hall of Fame

Jockey Craig Perret, Royal Delta Among 2019 Hall Of Fame Inductees

The National Museum of Racing will induct 16 new members into its Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 2. The 2019 induction class is comprised of jockey Craig Perret; the racehorses Royal Delta (KY), My Juliet (KY), and Waya (FR); and Pillars of the Turf James E. “Ted” Bassett III, Christopher T. Chenery, Richard L. […]

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National Museum Of Racing Looks To Complete Fundraising Goal For ‘Reimagined Hall Of Fame’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is almost halfway to its goal of $20 million to fund the Museum’s upcoming Hall of Fame Education Experience. Since announcing the campaign on Hall of Fame Day on Aug. 3, the Museum has raised $9 million toward the project. The Museum is now reaching out […]

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Inspired By His Late Father, Castellano Enters Hall Of Fame With Dreams Yet To Fulfill

When Javier Castellano is inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame on Friday, it will culminate his illustrious career but hardly mark the end. In some respects, the 39-year-old jockey acts as if he is just getting started. “I will live the best moment of my life,” said Castellano of his […]

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Ramón Domínguez Exaltado Al Muro De La Fama De Delaware Park

El venezolano Ramón Domínguez, quien fue la figura dominante en las estadísticas de jinetes por casi una década, ha sido exaltado al Muro de la Fama de Delaware Park, uniéndose así a otras seis leyendas del látigo. “Su carrera merecedora del Salón de la Fama es un sinónimo de Delaware Park,” dijo Bill Fasy, Presidente […]

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Emotional Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony Honors Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Asmussen, Dominguez

In a Hall of Fame year bringing in two of the most beloved race mares of modern times and one of the sport’s most controversial trainers, it’s no surprise that Friday’s induction ceremony was fraught with emotion. The event, which took place at the Fasig-Tipton pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., saw Rachel Alexandra, Zenyatta, Steve […]

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Asmussen Now Eligible For Hall Of Fame Consideration

The Racing Hall of Fame sent an e-mail to nominators on Tuesday stating that two-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Steve Asmussen can be considered in 2016, according to the Blood Horse. He currently ranks second in all-time wins with 7,182, and fourth in earnings with over $235.3 million. His first nomination was tabled due to the […]

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Hall of Fame inductees: Ghostzapper, Velazquez, Attfield, Wheeler

Ghostzapper, the 2004 Horse of the Year, jockey John Velazquez and trainers Roger Attfield and Robert Wheeler have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame. The class of 2012 will be inducted on Friday, Aug. 10, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony is […]

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Finley: Why Ghostzapper won’t get my Hall of Fame vote

At, turf writer Bill Finley explains why he won’t be casting a vote for Ghostzapper to be inducted into the racing Hall of Fame, even though the Breeders’ Cup Classic winner “had as much talent as any to race over the last three decades.” Finley says, quite simply, Ghostzapper didn’t run enough, and he’s […]

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Five new faces among Hall of Fame finalists

Five newcomers and five returning finalists comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2012 Hall of Fame ballot. The first-time finalists are trainer Roger Attfield and thoroughbreds Ashado, Ghostzapper, Housebuster, and Xtra Heat. They join jockeys Calvin Borel, Garrett Gomez, Alex Solis, and John Velazquez, and trainer Robert Wheeler, all of whom were finalists in 2011. […]

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