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Nov
22

"A CHRISTMAS CAROL" AT THE HARNESS RACING MUSEUM

Presented by Master Storyteller Jonathan Kruk Wednesday, December 13, 2017 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY Goshen, NY – After a spine-tingling performance in September of Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, master stor... Read more
Nov
21

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM’S 43rd ANNUAL HOLIDAY CONCERT

Thursday, December 7 th at 7:00pm Great music and fun are traditions of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame’s annual Holiday Concert. Celebrating its 43rd year, this community event kicks off the festive season. Although much has changed in the world since that first concert in 1974, t... Read more
Oct
23

HALL OF FAMER ANTHONY ABBATIELLO PASSES

By Ellen Harvey, Harness Racing Communications Freehold, NJ --- Anthony "Tony" Abbatiello, 89, a United States Trotting Association director for 25 years and chairman of the board from 1997 to 2003, died Oct. 19, 2017, at his home in Colts Neck, N.J., after complications from heart failure. Mr... Read more
Sep
19

2018 HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED

Freehold, NJ – Longtime Pennsylvania owner and breeder Jules Siegel, less than two months short of his 90th birthday, joins Margareta Wallenius-Kleberg, one of the driving forces of harness racing in her native Sweden and a leader in European-American harness connections, as members of the Ha... Read more
Jul
04

HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

Sunday, July 02, 2017 - by the USTA Communications Department   Goshen, NY --- On a sultry Sunday (July 2) midsummer’s evening in the Hudson River Valley, inductions for the Harness Racing Hall of Fame were conducted. The sole inductee into the Living Hall of Fame was Brian Sears, ... Read more
Jun
23

HALL OF FAME DRIVER HERVE FILION, 77, DIES

Freehold, NJ --- Five years ago when Dave Palone became the leading driver in career wins in North American harness racing history, he looked to the man he surpassed with respect and awe. “When I was a kid,” Palone said, “Herve was my idol. In soccer, there’s Pele. In harness racing, ther... Read more
May
31

HAMBLETONIAN PARTY!

2017 CASINO & POKER NIGHT CHARITY EVENT Tickets available at the door! Read more