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Secretariat Spotlight Tour Scheduled For Sept. 4 At National Museum Of Racing

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a special spotlight tour centered around the racing career and legacy of Hall of Fame member and Triple Crown winner Secretariat on Monday, Sept. 4, the final day of the Saratoga Race Course meeting. Coinciding with Saratoga’s Hopeful Stakes, which Secretariat won in stakes-record […]

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Hendrickson Elected President Of National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame

John Hendrickson has been elected president of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by the Museum’s Executive Committee. Hendrickson succeeds Gretchen Jackson, who has served as the Museum’s president since 2014. Jackson will continue to serve as a member of the Museum’s Board of Trustees. Hendrickson is involved in thoroughbred racing as […]

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Tony Leonard Photography Exhibit Set To Open At National Museum Of Racing

A special exhibition highlighting the photographic career of Tony Leonard will open on Friday, July 21 at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Entitled Racing’s Greatest and America’s Oldest: Selections from the Tony Leonard Collection, the exhibition highlights the thoroughbred racing photography of Tony Leonard with a focus on portraits of Hall […]

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Three Trustees Named To National Museum Of Racing Board

Jimmy Bell, Christopher Boehning and G.D. Hieronymus have been appointed to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Board of Trustees. The appointments were announced by Gretchen Jackson, president of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Bell is the president of Godolphin America, a position he has held since 2001. […]

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Free Friday Admission To National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame Begins June 30

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be offering free admission each Friday from 2 p.m. to close through the end of the year compliments of EMBRACE THE RACE®. “Free Fridays” begin June 30 and continue throughout the year, including the Saratoga Race Course meeting. Visitors are invited to take advantage of […]

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Durkin To Again Lead Personalized Tours Of Hall Of Fame

Retired racecaller Tom Durkin, one of the most recognizable and vibrant personalities in the history of American thoroughbred racing, will lead personalized tours of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame throughout the Saratoga Race Course meeting this summer from July 21 through Sept. 4. Tours will be from 11 a.m. to noon […]

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National Museum Of Racing And Hall Of Fame Raffles Saratoga Painting By Larry Dodd Wheeler

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be holding a raffle for an original Larry Dodd Wheeler painting of a Saratoga Race Course scene. Raffle tickets are $20 each and are available for purchase in person only at the Museum (cash only) between July 1 and Nov. 30. The drawing will be […]

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Old Friends Forms ‘Membership Exchange’ With Derby Museum, Racing Hall Of Fame

On April 1, 2017, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY will enter into a membership share campaign with the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, KY and The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY. With this unique trade, paid members of both museums will earn free tour […]

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Trainer Tom Voss, Champion Good Night Shirt Elected To Racing Hall Of Fame

Good Night Shirt, the Eclipse Award winner for Champion Steeplechase Horse in 2007 and 2008, and the late Thomas H. Voss, a five-time National Steeplechase Association leader in wins and a three-time leader in earnings, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame by the Museum’s Steeplechase Review Committee. Good […]

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For His Strength, Record, Garrett Gomez Deserves Hall Of Fame

If Garrett Gomez had cancer, he’d already be in the Hall of Fame. But because he suffered from addiction, a disease most people don’t understand and one that many refuse to even acknowledge, a majority of Hall of Fame voters since 2011 have been weighing the two-time Eclipse Award-winning rider’s perceived moral weakness instead of […]

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