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The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame’s activities are made possible in part by support from the Museum Program of the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.


FOR OUR NEW CATALOG
Call (845) 294-6330
or email
giftshop@harnessmuseum.com

240 Main Street Goshen, NY 10924

The Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame was lauded in a Huffington Post article about Halls-of-Fame...the travel writers' noted that, "This free museum is one of the best presented we've seen anywhere. Even someone with only a passing interest in horses will be mesmerized by the displays highlighting the history of the sport." Click here for details


2014 Restoration Fund Raffle Winners

Among the Harness Racing Museum ’s highest priorities is the care and conservation of the art and artifacts entrusted to its collections. Essential funding for this important work is raised through grants, individual donations and fundraising events. Primary among these events is the exciting annual Restoration Fund Raffle with the drawing held during Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. This year’s event raised almost $4,500 for planned projects. We wish to thank all of this year’s donors and participants and congratulate the following winners! Click here to view winners!


Home of the “Grey Ghost” Coming to Goshen

Goshen, NY - When the great grey trotter, Greyhound, won the 1935 Hambletonian at Goshen, New York’s Good Time Park, America was emerging from the Great Depression.  As he walked into his retirement home, a stall at the Maple Park, Illinois farm of his trainer, Doc Flanery, in 1940, the world was on the brink of a great world war, with a wave of social and cultural changes to follow

For Immediate Release: April 23, 2014
Press Release

For more information, contact: Janet Terhune
(845)294-6330
director@harnessmuseum.com
 


Standardbred
Old Friends

Renowned equine photographer Barbara D. Livingston turns her attention to Standardbreds in a lush, 218 page book, Standardbred Old Friends, photographs of 43 horses of great achievement, but now in the twilight of their lives. The stories of their glory days gone by and now their lives of quiet dignity are told by Ellen Harvey. Included are Hall of Fame honorees Mack Lobell, Moni Maker, Miss Easy, Cam’s Card Shark, Jate Lobell, as well as Western Dreamer, Staying Together, Giant Victory and blue collar performers like Stacey's Echo, Dust Devil, Incredible K, NL Loren, Hi IQ and 37 year-old Waco Hanover. 

STANDARDBRED OLD FRIENDS PROMO VIDEO

Available Now! Order TODAY!

ROOSEVELT RACEWAY THE SUBJECT OF A NEW BOOK & EXHIBIT

BY THE HARNESS RACING MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME

Roosevelt Raceway, the most important harness racetrack and entertainment venue in New York between 1940 and 1988, is the subject of a new photographic essay and exhibit by the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame.

The exhibit “Remember Roosevelt !” is now open in the Museum’s main gallery and the book, Roosevelt Raceway, the Legacy & the Dream, Where it All Began,” is available through the Museum’s gift shop. Visit the Museum’s Goshen , New York store or shop online.


2014 GIFT SHOP CATALOG

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2014
LIVING HALL OF FAME
INDUCTEES AND HONOREES

David S. Miller

William B. Weaver


2014
LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME

Donato Hanover

Precious Bunny


BROODMARES


Hattie



HARNESS RACING COMMUNICATORS
HALL OF FAME

Carol Cramer


John Pawlak


2014
IMMORTAL INDUCTEES

Green Speed

Windsong’s Legacy


2013
HORSE OF THE YEAR


Bee A Magician

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