Living Hall of Fame

Living Hall of Fame description

Year of Induction:1992
Biography:Heading into the 1991 season, Gene Riegle had all but given up the driving duties in his busy stable, leaving those responsibilities to...Read more
Year of Induction:2009
Biography:Timothy J. Rooney, born August 8, 1937 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, has greatly influenced the Standardbred sport over the past three and...Read more
Year of Induction:1971
Biography:Born in 1900 in Stevenson, Alabama, Sanders Russell drove his first race at age fifteen and was still training Standardbreds...Read more
Year of Induction:2011
Biography:Highly respected harness racing judge Walter Sanders Russell, Jr., a Ph.D. scholar and accomplished pianist, was born in Stevenson,...Read more
Year of Induction:1994
Biography:Edward Ryan was an owner, driver, trainer, breeder, track owner and philanthropist. He set many records as an amateur driver, including...Read more
Year of Induction:2017
Biography:Brian Sears was named the United States Harness Writers Association’s Rising Star of the Year in 1991 and has never looked back. The 48-...Read more
Year of Induction:1997
Biography:Considered one of the most prominent figures in North American harness racing, George Segal holds title to many of the premier horses in...Read more
Year of Induction:1968
Biography:Born on December 13, 1897 in Baltimore, Maryland, Lawrence Sheppard was a founder, in 1926, of the internationally famous Hanover Shoe...Read more
Year of Induction:1968
Biography:Bion Shively's contributions to harness racing were nationally acclaimed in 1967, when he became the first driver inducted into the U.S...Read more
Year of Induction:1985
Biography:George Sholty was from a Logansport, Indiana harness racing family. He won his first harness race with George Jr. at Frankfort, Indiana...Read more