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Feb
07

HALL OF FAMER HOWARD BEISSINGER PASSES

Columbus, OH --- Former Hoof Beats editor and Communicators Hall of Fame member Dean Hoffman has reported that Hall of Famer Howard Beissinger, 94, died Feb. 6, 2018, in his home state of Ohio. One of the sport's top trainer/drivers and trotting specialists, Mr. Beissinger won three Hambletonians... Read more
Feb
01
Jan
16

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE COUNTRY KAY SUE DIES

Hightstown, NJ --- Hall of Fame broodmare Country Kay Sue, the dam of 1995 Horse of the Year CR Kay Suzie, died Monday (Jan. 15) in Ocala, Fla., owner Rod Allen said today. She was 32. Country Kay Sue was limited to nine lifetime races because of injuries, but made her name as a broodmare. In add... Read more
Jan
15

HALL OF FAMER SOMEBEACHSOMEWHERE SUCCUMBS TO CANCER

World champion, Hall of Famer, leading stallion and legendary Standardbred racehorse Somebeachsomewhere was euthanized Sunday afternoon (Jan. 14) at Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Center in Ringoes, N.J. after a short battle with cancer. Somebeachsomewhere had just turned 13 on Jan. 1. "It’s devastati... Read more
Jan
05

HALL OF FAME BROODMARE FLAT FOOT FLUZY PASSES

Millstone, NJ - Hall of Fame broodmare Flat Foot Fluzy died Thursday (Jan. 4) in New Jersey, equine surgeon Dr. Patty Hogan, the wife of owner Ed Lohmeyer, said. Flat Foot Fluzy was 31. Lohmeyer bred Flat Foot Fluzy, a daughter of Direct Scooter out of Quinella Blue Chip, with William Simon, who ... Read more
Dec
21

TRUSTEE EMERITUS WILLIAM MULLIGAN PASSES

Columbus, OH --- Harness Racing Museum trustee emeritus William Mulligan, 87, a longtime Standardbred owner and breeder, died Dec. 18, 2017. Mr. Mulligan owned nearly 300 horses in his career and was the breeder of more than 200. Among the top horses he owned was Spellbound Hanover 3,1:54.3 ($... Read more
Dec
18

2018 STALLION BREEDING AUCTION

Do you have a breeding that you won’t be using this season? We have a home for it! We are lining up our stallion roster for the 2018 season and invite you to put your breedings to work for the benefit of all – the breeding donor, the mare owner and the Harness Racing Museum. Donated breedings... Read more
Dec
18

2018 HALL OF FAME IMMORTALS ANNOUNCED

2019 Harness Racing Immortals Nominations Due Goshen, NY – The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is inviting Immortal nominations for the Class of 2019. All Museum members in good standing have the privilege of nominating people and horses who they feel have made a significant contributi... Read more