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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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Cot Campbell, Late Penny Chenery Among A Dozen Newly Elected ‘Pillars Of The Turf’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Pillars of the Turf Committee has elected 12 new members to the Hall of Fame. The 2018 Pillars of the Turf inductees are: Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, August Belmont I, Cot Campbell, Penny Chenery, John W. Galbreath, Arthur B. Hancock, Sr., Hal Price Headley, John Morrissey, […]

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Foal Patrol: Oaks Winner Bird Town Delivers Filly By Empire Maker

Bird Town, a mare owned by Marylou Whitney and the record-holder for the fastest Kentucky Oaks of all time, delivered the seventh foal of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol project at 2:10 a.m. this morning at Gainesway Farm in Kentucky. The foal, a filly by Empire Maker, was a […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA’s Loyalty Program: A Stall In The Hall?

Based on voting results announced this week, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will gain one new member this year. It’s hardly the result the Hall of Fame was looking for. In this episode of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss what happened with Hall of Fame voting. Plus, […]

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