National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame

Commentary: Why Mary Hirsch Belongs In Horse Racing Hall Of Fame

A dictionary definition of a Hall of Fame is “an institution honoring the achievements of individuals in a particular activity or field.”  Or, “the class or category of those who have excelled in a particular activity or field.” Mary Hirsch (married surname McLennan), pioneering Thoroughbred horse trainer, exemplifies the definition of Hall of Famer.  She […]

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Moon Colony Drops Back To A Mile In Hall Of Fame Stakes

John Oxley’s graded stakes-winner Moon Colony will look to capitalize on a distance cutback in Friday’s Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame for 3-year-olds at one mile over the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course. The Mark Casse-trained bay Uncle Mo colt set the pace last out in the Grade 1 […]

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‘Purest Gentleman’ Jimmy Kilroe Among National Museum Of Racing’s Incoming Pillars Of The Turf

As was announced Monday by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, the legendary Frank E. “Jimmy” Kilroe, who served as Santa Anita’s longtime racing secretary, handicapper and later as a senior vice president, will be honored with posthumous induction as a Pillar of the Turf to racing’s Hall of Fame in Saratoga […]

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Is This The Year? Mott Hoping Hidden Scroll Adds Kentucky Derby To Hall Of Fame Résumé

Hidden Scroll distinguished himself as a 3-year-old colt with a big future when the son of Hard Spun debuted at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., with a handy 14-length romp in his debut Jan. 26. Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott was so dazzled by the Juddmonte Farms homebred’s performance that he has given […]

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Cot Campbell, 1927-2018: Racing Visionary Revolutionized Horse Ownership

On Aug. 3 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a dozen individuals were inducted in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf in recognition of their “extraordinary contributions” in leadership positions or as pioneers in the Thoroughbred industry. W. Cothran “Cot” Campbell was one of the inductees, honored for his game-changing […]

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Paulick Report 8/2 News Minute Presented By Woodbine Racetrack

Stay in touch with Thoroughbred racing news throughout the day with the Paulick Report News Minute. In today’s edition, Massachusetts legislators took quick action on Thursday, passing a law making horse racing and wagering legal again. The previous law had expired Tuesday at midnight and jeopardized the weekend program at Suffolk, Downs, Those programs will […]

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Royal Ascot Runner Gidu Back At Home In Friday’s Hall Of Fame Stakes

Zayat Stables’ Gidu will be hoping the cross-Atlantic trip will help him return to form as he competes against 10 other talented 3-year-olds in the 34th running of the Grade 2, $200,000 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame on Friday at Saratoga Race Course. Gidu ran sixth in the Group 1 Commonwealth Cup on […]

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Kenny Rice To Emcee Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Kenny Rice, an Eclipse Award-winning broadcaster who has worked for NBC Sports covering Thoroughbred racing since 1999, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Friday, Aug. 3. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion and is open to […]

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Delaware Park Names A Race To Honor National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame

Delaware Park will honor the rich history of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by naming an overnight race in the Museum’s honor as part of its live racing card on Wednesday, July 18. Along with the race, Delaware Park will be promoting the Museum throughout the day with videos as part […]

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