Hall of Immortals - People

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Year of Induction:1995
Biography:Doug Ackerman was a third generation Ackerman to follow the Standardbreds. He drove his first race while on summer vacation from...Read more
Biography:Born in 1888 at Lloyd, New York, Townsend Ackerman began his career at twelve when he served as exercise boy for his father...Read more
Biography:"A trotting man," George Alexander purchased his first horse, the mare Eudora Hanover, in 1958. For the next three decades, until his...Read more
Biography:What is termed "organized" breeding, which was to evolve into the "Standard" and eventually the breed of today, the Standardbred,...Read more
Year of Induction:2016
Biography:Carl Allen was born on November 23, 1929 in Wheeler, Michigan. He started out in vacuum cleaner sales, but his hobbies of motorcycle...Read more
Biography:A native of Marion, Iowa, Ed Allen was well known as a trainer-driver in the Midwest, but he did not achieve nationwide fame until 1918...Read more
Biography:Top trainer and driver of his day and well known around the country for years, there is little known of "Billy" Andrews early life. But...Read more
Year of Induction:2000
Biography:Frank Antonacci fell in love with Harness Racing in the 1960s. He was a partner with his first cousin, Guy "Sonny" Antonacci and the...Read more
Year of Induction:2000
Biography:Guy "Sonny" Antonacci, raised in Lindenhurst, New York, cited nearby Roosevelt Raceway, former capital of the harness racing world, as...Read more
Biography:J. Elgin Armstrong was born on a farm near Brampton, Ontario in 1897. He made a good living as a farmer, cattle breeder and later as a...Read more