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Aug
23

SIX TO ENTER HARNESS RACING HALL OF FAME

Goshen, NY --- Results from the balloting for harness racing’s highest honor, membership in the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, are in, and at the July 7, 2019, Hall of Fame induction dinner, a record number of six people will be feted as Hall of Fame inductees -- Blair Burgess, Ted Gewertz, Joe Holl... Read more
Mar
29

UPCOMING EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

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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
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