pillars of the turf

‘Purest Gentleman’ Jimmy Kilroe Among National Museum Of Racing’s Incoming Pillars Of The Turf

As was announced Monday by the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, the legendary Frank E. “Jimmy” Kilroe, who served as Santa Anita’s longtime racing secretary, handicapper and later as a senior vice president, will be honored with posthumous induction as a Pillar of the Turf to racing’s Hall of Fame in Saratoga […]

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Cot Campbell, 1927-2018: Racing Visionary Revolutionized Horse Ownership

On Aug. 3 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a dozen individuals were inducted in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf in recognition of their “extraordinary contributions” in leadership positions or as pioneers in the Thoroughbred industry. W. Cothran “Cot” Campbell was one of the inductees, honored for his game-changing […]

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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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Preakness, Trainer William Lakeland Elected To Hall Of Fame By Historic Review Committee

The racehorse Preakness, a 19th century standout and the namesake of the second race in the Triple Crown series, and the accomplished trainer William Lakeland have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame by the Museum’s Historic Review Committee. Preakness and Lakeland join Eclipse Award-winning filly Heavenly Prize in the class of […]

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Pillars Of The Turf: Gaines, Phipps And Winn Elected To Hall Of Fame

John R. Gaines, Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps and Matt Winn, three of the most influential and respected individuals in American thoroughbred racing history, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame as the 2017 Pillars of the Turf selections. The Pillars of the Turf category is designated to honor individuals who […]

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Pillars Of The Turf: Arthur B. ‘Bull Hancock Jr., William Woodward Sr. Elected To Hall Of Fame

Arthur B. “Bull” Hancock, Jr. and William Woodward, Sr., two of the most important and respected individuals in American thoroughbred racing during the 20th century, have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame as the 2016 Pillars of the Turf selections. The Pillars of the Turf category is designated to honor […]

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Pillars Of The Turf: Alfred G. Vanderbilt, John Hay Whitney Elected To Hall Of Fame

Esteemed sportsmen Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf. Vanderbilt and Whitney will be inducted into the Hall of Fame along with the racehorses Billy Kelly, Lava Man and Xtra Heat; jockeys Chris Antley and Vincent Powers; and […]

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E.R. Bradley, E.P. Taylor Elected to Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf

Esteemed sportsmen Edward R. Bradley and Edward P. Taylor have been elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame as Pillars of the Turf. The Pillars of the Turf category is designated to honor individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Thoroughbred racing in a leadership or pioneering capacity at the highest national […]

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Mellon, Belmont II Named First Pillars of the Turf, Inducted into Hall of Fame

August Belmont II and Paul Mellon have been selected to be the first two “Pillars of the Turf” to be inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, the Daily Racing Form reported on Wednesday. The Hall of Fame announced the creation of the new Pillars of the Turf category last year. […]

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