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Hollendorfer now a Hall of Fame trainer

The spotlight was on trainer Jerry Hollendorfer at Friday’s induction ceremony for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.  During his acceptance speech, Hollendorfer – the fourth-winningest trainer of all time with nearly 6,000 victories – gave a nod to his superfilly Blind Luck. “Blind Luck, I think, was the final kick in […]

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Pletcher, Dominguez join Saratoga Preview panel

Press Release Eclipse Award winners Ramon Dominguez and Todd Pletcher and The New York Racing Association’s Charles Hayward and P.J. Campo will participate in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s annual Saratoga Preview panel discussion on Wednesday, July 20 at 7 p.m. in the Museum’s Hall of Fame Gallery. This popular program […]

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EXCELLER: A CAUSE CELEBRE

By Ray Paulick No horse has ever done what Exceller did 30 years ago when he defeated two Triple Crown winners, Seattle Slew and Affirmed, in the 1978 Jockey Club Gold Cup at Belmont Park. Given the unlikelihood that the sport will ever see two Triple Crown winners racing at the same time […]

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HALL OF ZERO

By Ray Paulick Last Monday was the National Museum of Racing’s big day, when induction ceremonies were held for the newest members of the racing Hall of Fame. This year’s inductees included trainer Carl Nafzger, jockey Edgar Prado, and a full complement of horses. A number of previous Hall of Fame inductees […]

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