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Julie Krone, Artist Gift Bronze Sculpture To Racing Hall Of Fame

A bronze sculpture of Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone, the first woman elected to the Hall of Fame, has been gifted to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by Krone, artist Linda Stinson and her husband, Michael. Currently on display in the Museum’s Sculpture Gallery, the bronze by Stinson is now […]

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Heavenly Prize, Justify, And The Changing Tides Of Hall Of Fame Inductions

This year’s induction ceremony to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame was focused on historical figures in the sport, and a lone modern inductee in top filly Heavenly Prize. Racing fans and insiders reacted with surprise that there was just one inductee from a ballot of four horses, three jockeys, and three […]

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Hall of Fame, TOBA Agree To Mutually Beneficial Partnership

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is partnering with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) on a series of membership and marketing initiatives. The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will offer TOBA members a 25 percent discount on any Museum membership level, as well as a free guided […]

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Gulfstream Offers Kids Chance To Design Silks For Championship Meet

Imagine seeing the silks your child designed on one of the world’s leading jockeys during Gulfstream Park’s Championship Meet? It could very well happen. As part of its month-long exhibit at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Gulfstream is asking anyone 18 and under to design a set […]

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Opinion: Hall Of Fame Voters Kept The Gates Closed This Year

Only one modern candidate will be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame this Friday — top filly Heavenly Prize was the only one on the ballot to get more than 50 percent of the vote. That has Daily Racing Form columnist Jay Hovdey puzzled. Voters passed over ten modern options, […]

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National Museum Of Racing To Host Women In Racing Symposium Aug. 19

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a symposium on Sunday, Aug. 19 featuring accomplished women involved in various aspects of thoroughbred racing. Comprised of seven of the most recognizable women in the sport — Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone, Hall of Fame trainer Janet Elliot, champion steeplechase jockey Blythe […]

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Interpret The Theme: NMRHOF Calls For ‘Photo Finish’ Images For Juried Exhibition

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will unveil a juried photography exhibition in 2019 called Photo Finish. The Museum is now accepting submissions of photography work by both amateur and professional photographers in relation to thoroughbred racing in America. There is no limitation to the type of photos that can be considered. […]

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Hall Of Famer, Jockey Pioneer Manny Ycaza Dies At 80

Various sources reported Tuesday the passing of legendary jockey Manny Ycaza, who died in New York Monday at the age of 80. Relatives said Ycaza battled sepsis and pneumonia over the weekend and was transported to the hospital Sunday night. He died peacefully surrounded by family, relatives said. The son of a bus driver, Ycaza […]

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Saratoga: Hall Of Fame To Hold Free Seminar On Racehorse Partnerships

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a unique opportunity for racing fans and people interested in Thoroughbred ownership to meet representatives of notable racing partnerships on Monday, July 23 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Museum’s Hall of Fame Gallery. Admission is complimentary and visitors are also invited […]

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Foal Patrol Reaches One Million Views; Season 2 Debuts This Fall

Since its debut on Dec. 19, 2017, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol project has received more than one million views across its various media platforms. Foal Patrol’s popularity and reach — it has been viewed in 37 countries — has prompted the Museum to announce that Foal Patrol: Season 2 will […]

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