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National Museum Of Racing Seeks Artistic Works For Forthcoming ‘Hall Of Fame Experience’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is offering an open call for submissions by artists to create an original panoramic work for the Museum’s Race Day Gallery that will be part of the new Hall of Fame Experience, set to open in July 2020. Artists wishing to submit original concepts must submit […]

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‘Remarkable’ History Of Louisiana Downs On Display In Track’s New Racing Hall Of Fame

Harrah’s Louisiana Downs is pleased to announce the formation of its first Racing Hall of Fame. It will serve as an opportunity to honor the achievements of horse owners, trainers, jockeys, horses and property contributors who have played pivotal roles in the rich history of Harrah’s Louisiana Downs. A committee was formed earlier this year […]

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Gio Ponti, Royal Delta, Casse And Clement Among Nine Hall Of Fame Finalists

Five racehorses, three trainers and one jockey account for the nine finalists that will comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2019 Hall of Fame ballot, as chosen by the Museum’s Hall of Fame Nominating Committee. The finalists are: racehorses Blind Luck, Gio Ponti, Havre de Grace, Rags to Riches and Royal Delta (first year of […]

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Horse Racing Photography Exhibit Opens At Hall Of Fame Jan. 20

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is pleased to present its inaugural Photo Finish juried photography exhibition this winter. The new exhibition will open to the public in the Museum’s von Stade Gallery on Sunday, Jan. 20 and remain on display through March 10. The Museum received 159 photos by 83 photographers […]

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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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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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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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Champion Filly Heavenly Prize Elected To Racing Hall Of Fame

Eclipse Award-winning filly Heavenly Prize has been elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The lone contemporary selection from the 10 finalists chosen by the Hall of Fame’s Nominating Committee, Heavenly Prize will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday, Aug. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fasig-Tipton sales […]

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Hall Of Famer LeRoy Jolley Dies: Trained Derby Winners Genuine Risk, Foolish Pleasure

According to various reports, Hall of Fame Thoroughbred trainer LeRoy Jolley, who won the Kentucky Derby with Foolish Pleasure and Genuine Risk, died in Albany, N.Y., on Monday after recently being diagnosed with cancer. He was 79 years old. Jolley was born Jan. 14, 1938, in Hot Springs, Ark., and grew up at the racetrack, […]

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