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Sep
30

HARNESS RACING MUSEUM & HALL OF FAME 2021 IMMORTALS ANNOUNCED

Goshen, NY – In July, the Immortals Nominating Committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame announced that the trustees of the Museum had unanimously endorsed the election of Aime Choquette, Sterling Elliott, William Mulligan and Chip Noble as harness racing Immortals. On Sunday, July... Read more
Sep
21

BURKE, GINGRAS, TEAGUE, BORING SET FOR HALL OF FAME

The United States Harness Writers Association is pleased to announce that Ron Burke, Yannick Gingras, and George Teague Jr. will be inducted into the 2022 Harness Racing Hall of Fame, along with Chris Boring who will be inducted in the Veterans category. “This is a fantastic group of horsemen w... Read more
Aug
16

CHARLIE KELLER PASSES

Columbus, OH — Hall of Famer Charles Ernest Keller III, 82, of Frederick, Md., and New Smyrna Beach, Fla., died peacefully on Aug. 13, 2021. He was born on Aug. 4, 1939, in Frederick to Charles E. Keller Jr. and Martha Williamson Keller. Along with two younger siblings, Donald and Jeanie, he sp... Read more
Aug
12

MUSEUM MASK REQUIREMENT

With the lifting of most New York State COVID-19 restrictions, the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is now open to the general public Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ALL VISITORS MUST WEAR A MASK REGARDLESS OF VACCINATION STATUS. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for... Read more
Jul
06

HARNESS RACING HALL OF FAME WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS

SEE VIDEO OF HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONIES HERE Goshen, NY — On Sunday night (July 4), in front of an overflow crowd of more than 275, 11 individuals and eight equines were inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame in ceremonies held under the tent on the lawn of the Harness Racing... Read more
May
10

KEITH WAPLES DEAD AT 97

Guelph, ON – Famed harness horse driver and trainer, Keith Waples passed away peacefully at Guelph General Hospital on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the age of 97. He will be sadly missed by Eileen, his loving wife of almost 75 years, and his four children, Barbara Lennox, Donna Galbraith (Mac), ... Read more
May
07

2021 SOUVENIR JOURNAL

To the Museum’s friends and loyal supporters: We invite you to join us in honoring harness racing and those who have made it great. Please click HERE for more information on Hall of Fame Day and how to advertise in the Museum’s annual Souvenir Journal. Click HERE for your advertising order... Read more
May
06

2021 HALL OF FAME INDUCTION DINNER

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame will host the annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Sunday, July 4, 2021 in Goshen, New York. Congratulations are in order for the newest class of Hall of Famers: Tom Charters, Jeff Gural, Bill Popfinger and Tim Tetrick, and Communicators Phil Pikelny... Read more