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Summer Of Survival: Saratoga Businesses Brace For Horse Racing Season Without Fans

Nothing can be more disturbing for a real estate agent than the sound of silence. At a time of year when veteran realtor Scott Varley is accustomed to receiving a steady stream of inquiries about lodging in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., he has far too much unrented space as the prospect of a summer race meet […]

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Grade 1 Winner Game On Dude Nominated To National Museum Of Racing And Hall of Fame

Earlier today the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame announced its nominees for induction in the class of 2020. Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm in Georgetown, KY, is proud to announce multiple-graded-stakes winner and racing superstar Game On Dude was among the equine nominees. The 13-year-old gelded son of Awesome Again – […]

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Charlsie Cantey, Billy Reed Named To Joe Hirsch Media Roll Of Honor

Charlsie Cantey, one of the most accomplished and respected television broadcasters in Thoroughbred racing history, and Billy Reed, a three-time Eclipse Award-winning writer and the author of more than a dozen sports books, have been selected to the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor.  Born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., Cantey […]

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Longtime Journalist Michael Veitch Named Historian For National Museum Of Racing

Michael Veitch, who covered the sport of Thoroughbred racing as a decorated journalist for nearly 40 years and is the author of three books on the sport’s history, has been named the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s historian. Veitch, who will officially begin the part-time role on Oct. 1, replaces Allan Carter, […]

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National Museum Of Racing: Burnham’s Cameras Were Always In Pursuit Of Greatness

Long held in the highest regard within the racing community both in Southern California and on a national scale, Santa Anita-based cinematographer Joe Burnham, who passed away 24 years ago, has been selected to the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor, it was announced in a press release on Tuesday. Born […]

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Hammond, Burnham Chosen For Joe Hirsch Media Roll Of Honor

Two-time Eclipse Award-winning broadcaster Tom Hammond and the late Eclipse Award-winning cinematographer Joe Burnham have been selected to the National Museum of Racing’s Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor. Hammond, one of television’s most respected and versatile talents, began his racing coverage with NBC Sports in 1984 and was the network’s main racing host until […]

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Lael Stables’ Lassofthemohicans To Be Featured In National Museum Of Racing’s Foal Patrol Season Two

Lassofthemohicans, a 6-year-old mare owned by Gretchen and Roy Jackson’s Lael Stables, will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 2, which will debut online Dec. 28 at www.foalpatrol.com. Lassofthemohicans resides at Denali Stud in Paris, Ky. The first season of Foal […]

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National Museum Of Racing Looks To Complete Fundraising Goal For ‘Reimagined Hall Of Fame’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is almost halfway to its goal of $20 million to fund the Museum’s upcoming Hall of Fame Education Experience. Since announcing the campaign on Hall of Fame Day on Aug. 3, the Museum has raised $9 million toward the project. The Museum is now reaching out […]

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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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