bernard j. 'benny' schue
Known throughout the harness world as the trainer for Hayes Fair Acres Stable, Benny Schue is most remembered for developing Pronto Don, the 1951 Harness Horse of the Year. During his career, Schue drove 823 winners for over $1.25 million and posted twenty-one 2:00 victories, his fastest being behind Dudley Hanover in 1:57.4. Schue's best year was 1951, when he ran second in the nation in the Universal Driver Rating System with a .454 average. He also served as a judge at various tracks. Benny Schue died in 1977.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals