Living Hall of Fame

Living Hall of Fame description

Year of Induction:1995
Biography:A former trainer and driver, Anthony Abbatiello was a co-founder of the Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association of New Jersey...Read more
Year of Induction:1986
Biography:Carmine Abbatiello has won driving titles at Roosevelt, Yonkers, the Meadowlands, Freehold and Monticello. He is over the 7,000 plateau...Read more
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
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
Year of Induction:2007
Biography:James Arthur was born in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania on September 16, 1919. Although his father had some experience training harness...Read more
Year of Induction:1978
Biography:Born in 1894, the son of a well-to-do lumberman-farmer, Earle Avery started driving match races over the main streets of his...Read more
Year of Induction:1972
Biography:This native of Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada, Ralph Baldwin won his first harness race when he was seventeen. After apprenticeship...Read more
Year of Induction:1975
Biography:Howard Beissinger drove Lindy's Pride to win trotting's Big Five in 1969: the Yonkers Trot, Kentucky Futurity, Hambletonian, Dexter Cup...Read more
Year of Induction:1988
Biography:For fifty years, Stan Bergstein served as executive vice president of Harness Tracks of America, an association of North American...Read more