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The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the two broodmares that will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame on July 7, 2019 in Goshen, New York. The Living Horse Hall of Fame Committee recently voted for broodmares using the criteria implemented in 2018. Eligible mares for consideration are producers of two Dan Patch winners, two millionaires or one Dan Patch and one millionaire, or those nominated by a committee member. The committee members voted to elect GRACEFUL TOUCH and SOUTHWIND SERENA. LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME 2019 INDUCTEE GRACEFUL TOUCH Nominated as Broodmare Bay Mare, 2000 2,1:56.1 ($161,893) Pine Chip - Act Of Grace - Valley Victory Bred by Peter Eriksson of Soraker, Sweden, broodmare Graceful Touch was foaled on February 23, 2000. During her racing career she was owned by Perretti Farms. She is currently owned by Steve Stewart, Black Creek Farm and Maumee River Stables. Graceful Touch has eleven registered foals with six starters and $1,939,470 in total earnings. Her most successful offspring are 2010 Hambletonian winner Muscle Massive 3,1:51 ($1,239,138) and 2010 Merrie Annabelle winner Thatsnotmyname 2,1:55 ($340,730). Son Muscle Mass 2,1:53.4 ($229,000) is the sire of the sub-1:50 2018 2-year-old world champions Six Pack 3,1:49.1 ($1,358,290) and Plunge Blue Chip 3,1:49.4 ($1,003,559). Janet Terhune LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME 2019 INDUCTEE SOUTHWIND SERENA Nominated as Broodmare Brown Mare, 2004 3,1:55.2 ($385,088) Varenne - Spice On Ice - Pine Chip Bred by Southwind Farm in Pennington, New Jersey, 2007 Breeders Crown winner Southwind Serena was foaled on April 18, 2004. During her racing career she was owned by Andrea Lea Racing Stables. She is currently owned by Steve Stewart, Black Creek Farm and Andrea Lea Racing Stables. Southwind Serena has six registered foals with four starters and $3,083,735 in total earnings. Her most successful offspring are 2014 Two-Year Old Trotting Filly of the Year and Breeders Crown winner, 2015 Three-Year-Old Trotting Filly of the Year, world champion Mission Brief 3,1:50.2f ($1,599,587) and 2018 Breeders Crown winner Tactical Landing 3,1:50.2 ($812,300). Please check www.harnessmuseum.com for information about the Hall of Fame ceremony on July 7, 2019. The 2019 Inductees include Immortals: Dr. Leroy Coggins, Charlie Hinkle, Allen & Connie Skolnick and Delinquent Account; Living Horse Hall of Fame: Art Major, Captaintreacherous, Foiled Again, Graceful Touch and Southwind Serena; the Amateur Driving Champion: Steve Oldford; Living Hall of Fame: Blair Burgess, Ted Gewertz, Joe Holloway, Jerry Silverman, Linda Toscano and Ted Wing; and Communicators' Hall of Fame: Mark Hall and Dave Little. For information on all Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com, email info@harnessmuseum.com or call 845-294-6330. The Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, New York and is currently open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. From Memorial Day, May 27, 2019 to Labor Day, September 2, 2019, the Museum is open daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Dorothy "Dottie" Haughton early Monday morning at her home in New Hampsire, surrounded by family and friends. Mrs. Haughton had been ill the past year. She was 87. She is the widow of the great harness racing trainer and driver, Billy Haughton. After his passing, Mrs. Haughton was a long-time Harness Racing Museum trustee and supporter of the harness racing industry.  She was honored in 2009 by the Florida Chapter of the United States Harness Writers Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Further details will be posted.  Harnesslink Media  

Who is the greatest 3rd Baseman of all time? My pick is Brooks Robinson, perhaps your choice is Wade Boggs, Chopper Jones or Mike Schmidt. We can agree to disagree. Who belongs in the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, like the baseball topic it is cause for much healthy lively debate as we rally behind our choices like reading off our favorite baseball card and rattle off stats like Hollywood Heyden for support of our star. Everyone has their own viewpoint on the many of the possible outstanding candidates, along with and their opinions on the process such an individual goes through to be enshrined in Goshen's Hall of Fame. What most people don't realize is that there is already a lengthy and involved process with checks and balances that must be adhered to for a worthy candidate to even be considered. First and foremost, in order to receive any consideration a candidate's name must be put forth to a USHWA Chapter and approved. The Process Each Chapter of USHWA nominates individuals that their membership feels have met the criteria and warrant being in the Hall of Fame, Chapter meetings are usually conducted between now and the end of May. USHWA's Advisory Committee, a group of veteran USHWAns, annually prepares biographies for twenty top candidates for the Hall. Chapters may nominate up to two candidates from these twenty. Chapters receive this "Book of 20" on May 1. Each chapter may also nominate one individual outside this twenty, providing they send in a 350-700-word biography clearly capturing why this person deserves recognition for their North American lifetime accomplishments. Integrity Committee USHWA's Integrity Committee gets involved in this nominating process twice - to examine the Advisory Committee's twenty people before the list is distributed to the Chapters, and then again to examine anyone else the Chapters may nominate. The Integrity Committee checks the records and background of nominees, assuring they meet with the sport's highest standards. HOF Screening Committee Once all the candidates have been reviewed, vetted and approved by the Integrity Committee, the Hall of Fame Screening Committee, consisting of six longtime journalists and the President of USHWA, will meet in Goshen the first weekend of July. They will discuss the candidates among themselves, get the advice of a specially-appointed Committee of present Hall of Famers, and then decide who will advance to the midsummer balloting Don't be a Monday Morning Quarterback, If you feel strongly that you have a viable candidate with national recognition that warrants Hall of Fame consideration, contact the President of your local USHWA Chapter to discuss inclusion of your candidate. By Shawn Wiles - President of USHWA

  Goshen, NY - Celebrate the joys of winter with the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame. Home of one of the world's largest compilations of Currier & Ives equine lithographs, the Museum proudly presents highlights from its collection in the current exhibition "Horse Drawn: The Sleighs of Currier & Ives." Until the early 20th century, horse-drawn sleighs were an essential means of winter travel. From the practical hauling of goods to the joy of taking part in a "sleighing carnival," the artists of the esteemed New York printing firm Currier & Ives captured it all in whimsical detail. The festive scenes on display in the current exhibit provide a glimpse of the winter fashions of the period as well as the social and cultural significance of the horse in society of the time. Enjoy the musical singing of sleigh bells as you tour some of Currier & Ives most charming and collectible works. Additional features of the "Horse-Drawn" exhibition include a wonderful original Albany Cutter, a style of two passenger sleigh favored by many individuals of wealth during the 19th century, and an ice racing sled built in 1878 for use on the frozen canals at Whitehall, New York. The Harness Racing Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, New York and is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday - Sunday. Thanks to the support of the United States Trotting Association the Museum is pleased to offer free admission for walk-in visitors and a $4.00 per person fee for group docent-guided tours. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame special events or gift shop services, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com or contact us at 845-294-6330 or at info@harnessmuseum.com. 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924 ● 845-294-6330 ● Fax: 845-294-3463 ● www.harnessmuseum.com  

Goshen, NY - Time is running out for members of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame to submit Immortal nominations for the Class of 2019! All Museum members have the privilege of nominating persons and horses who they feel have made a significant contribution to the sport of harness racing. The nominees must be deceased at least three years to be eligible for consideration. Nominations must include a complete biography of the subject and detailed harness racing career statistics, when applicable. Nominations must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2019. They may be emailed on or before that date to director@harnessmuseum.com or mailed to the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924. NOTE: Nominees selected by the Immortals Committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame in 2019 will be inducted in July 2020. From the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame

The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has an outstanding list of stallions for this year's breeding auction. Bids on the following breedings must be called in, emailed or postmarked by Saturday, February 16, 2019. Any breedings not receiving successful bids may still be available after that date. The list of stallions by state and gait (trotters in italics): OHIO Trotters: Cash Hall, Coraggioso, EL Rocket, Lucky Chucky, Stormin Normand, Triumphant Caviar Pacers: Art Director, Big Bad John, Bring On The Beach, Domethatagain, Manhardt, McArdle, Mister Big, Semalu Express, Well Said, Western Vintage, We Will See, Woodstock, Yankee Cruiser NEW YORK Trotters: Conway Hall, Manningly, Whataworkout Pacers: Artiscape, Dude's The Man, So Surreal, Third Straight INDIANA Trotter: Class Included Pacer: Always A Virgin, JK Endofanera PENNSYLVANIA Trotters: Donato Hanover, Possess The Will, Sebastian K Pacers: Heston Blue Chip, Pacific Renegade ONTARIO Trotter: Angus Hall Pacers: Royal Mattjesty, Sportswriter DELAWARE Trotter: Glidemaster Pacer: Dream Away MARYLAND Trotter: Charlie DeVie Pacer: Rusty's All In NEW JERSEY Pacer: Lis Mara ILLINOIS Pacer: Yankee Skyscaper FLORIDA Trotter: Diamond Goal A complete list of the 2019 stallions, conditions and bid form is posted at www.harnessmuseum.com and on HarnessRacing.com Weekend Preview. We are happy to receive breedings throughout the spring and duplicate breedings are acceptable. If you have not participated in this unique and important fundraiser by donating a breeding or placing a bid and would like more information, please contact Joanne Young at development@harnessmuseum.com or 845-294-6330. From the Harness Racing Museum

Goshen, NY - Bring the kids to the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Saturday, February 9th from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm for a fun-filled Valentine's Day celebration. Participants will decorate a little Valentine heart tree designed from a pattern of their own hand, a special gift for loved ones, and make a horsey treasure box filled with sweet candy treats! Children will engage in fun games like Wagon Wheels, Clean the Stall and Horseshoe Toss. Top off the event with a heart-pounding ride on our 3-D Harness Racing Simulator. The cost for each child is $5 (Scouts, 4-H and Pony Club members, $3). Parents are free. Programs are made possible by the New York State Agriculture & Horse Development Fund. For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the Museum's educational workshops or children's birthday parties, please contact the Education Department at 845-294-6330 or email education@harnessmuseum.com. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com. The Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. From the Harness Racing Museum

Goshem NY - The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame will present "The Cradle of the Trotter," a one-hour staged reading accompanied by numerous photographs and images on Saturday, February 16th at 1:00 p.m. This live performance tells the story of early harness racing, the influence the sport has had on Goshen, New York and the reason generations of Goshenites hold the sport so dear. This program is for those who may be new to the area as well as those who have called Goshen home for years. Designed for the entire family, this presentation will share historical facts, folklore, legend and tales of the people, places and horses that made Goshen's trotting traditions known worldwide. Come see images of Goshen Historic Track and Good Time Park when they were the places to be on race days in Goshen and learn about the influential men and famous horses that made Goshen the Cradle of the Trotter. The performers are Ben Hudson, Emma Jorgensen and Ken Tschan. Tickets are $5 and light refreshments will be served. Located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, New York, the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is open Tuesday through Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information visit www.harnessmuseum.com by Janet Terhune, for the Harness Racing Museum

The Living Horse Hall of Fame nominating committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the results of recent balloting to determine the 2019 inductees into the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame.   Museum members voted for the three horses they felt best exemplified greatness.   Their choices are racehorses Foiled Again and Captaintreacherous, and racehorse/stallion Art Major.   The other nominees were Father Patrick, Peaceful Way and Sweet Lou. Art Major, Captaintreacherous and Foiled Again will be inducted on Hall of Fame Day, Sunday, July 7th, 2019. The ceremonies honoring these extraordinary Standardbred horses will take place during the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame's annual dinner. For information on the Hall of Fame weekend and other festivities surrounding this important occasion visit www.harnessmuseum.com from April 2019 onward or call or write the Museum at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924. Phone: 845-294-6330.   Standardbreds are only eligible for nomination to harness racing's highest accolade if they meet the following criteria: AS A RACEHORSE: Must be retired from racing for two years and have had a drug-free career. Must have been the winner of $2.5 million lifetime WITH two Dan Patch Awards OR Been the winner of $3 million lifetime OR Been named Dan Patch Harness Horse of the Year. Horses over the age of 12 that are still racing and meet the criteria are also eligible. AS A RACEMARE: Must be retired from racing for two years and have had a drug-free career. Must have been the winner of $1.5 million lifetime WITH two Dan Patch Awards OR Been the winner of $2.5 million lifetime OR Been named Dan Patch Harness Horse of the Year. Mares over the age of 12 that are still racing and meet the criteria are also eligible. AS A STALLION: Must rank among the 10 all-time leading moneywinning sires at his gait OR Have sired at least 100 $200,000 winners OR Been the leading moneywinning sire at his gait in three or more seasons.   ART MAJOR (Nominated as Stallion and Racehorse) p,4,1:48.4 ($2,727,224) Bay Horse, 1999 (Artsplace - Perfect Profile - Nihilator) Foaled on June 11, 1999 in Versailles, Kentucky, pacer Art Major has a lifetime race record of 49-32-7-2. In 2002, three-year-old Art Major finished on the board in 25 of 31 starts with 20 wins. Victories included the Breeders Crown, Hoosier Cup, Cane Pace, Progress Pace, Confederation Cup, James Dancer Memorial, Tattersalls Pace and Bluegrass. His earnings of $1,562,779 were the most of any Standardbred in 2002 and he was voted Dan Patch and O'Brien Three-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year. Four-year-old Art Major won 8 of 11 starts with 3 seconds in 2003. Major victories included the Breeders Crown, Canadian Pacing Derby and U.S. Pacing Championship. Ranked fourth in earnings for all Standardbreds in 2003 with $1,082,930, Art Major was voted Dan Patch and O'Brien Older Pacing Horse of the Year. As a stallion, Art Major is the sire of 22 in 1:49, and has sired winners of $119,816,579 with eight millionaires, including world champion Art Official p,3,1:47 ($2,082,885), winner of the 2008 Meadowlands Pace, Hoosier Cup and Cane Pace; 2014 North America Cup winner JK Endofanera p,3,1:48.2 ($2,049,580); world champion Hypnotic Blue Chip p,4,1:47.2 ($1,787,311), winner of the 2010 U.S. Pacing Championship; and 2007 Breeders Crown and Governor's Cup winner Santanna Blue Chip p,9,1:51s ($1,666,701). As a broodmare sire, Art Major has sired the dams of winners of over $35 million.   CAPTAINTREACHEROUS (Nominated as Racehorse) p,3,1:47.1 ($3,148,657) Bay Horse, 2010 (Somebeachsomewhere - Worldly Treasure - Artsplace) Foaled on February 17, 2010 in Allentown, New Jersey, two-time Pacer of the Year Captaintreacherous has a lifetime race record of 33-23-5-2. In 2012, two-year-old Captaintreacherous finished on the board in all of his 10 starts, winning 8 and earning $918,253. Victories included the Metro Pace, Woodrow Wilson and Nassagaweya. The leading moneywinning two-year-old Standardbred of 2012, he was voted Dan Patch Pacer of the Year and Dan Patch and O'Brien Two-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year. Three-year-old Captaintreacherous earned $2,055,033 while winning 13 of 16 starts including the Breeders Crown, North America Cup, Meadowlands Pace, Hempt Memorial, Cane Pace, American-National, Tattersalls Pace and the Bluegrass. He was voted 2013 Dan Patch Pacer of the Year and Three-Year-Old Pacing Colt of the Year.Captaintreacherous was the leading moneywinning Standardbred of 2013. As a four-year-old in 2014, Captaintreacherous earned $175,371 in seven starts, including a victory in the Meadowlands Maturity. He retired as the 9th-leading single-season moneywinning pacer of all time.   FOILED AGAIN (Nominated as Racehorse) p,9,1:48f ($7,615,518) Bay Gelding, 2004 (Dragon Again - In A Safe Place - Artsplace) Foaled on May 8, 2004 in Englishtown, New Jersey, world champion pacing gelding Foiled Again is the leading moneywinning Standardbred of all time. In addition to his 106 lifetime victories, he is the only Standardbred to have earned over $1 million in three consecutive seasons, with average annual earnings of over $585,000 over 13 years. He finished on the board in 222 of his 326 starts. In 2011, seven-year-old Foiled Again recorded victories in his second-consecutive Quillen Memorial, the Molson Pace, Graduate Final, Indiana Pacing Derby and American-National. The second-leading moneywinning Standardbred of 2011, his earnings of $1,405,747 also made him the top single-season moneywinning pacing gelding ever. He was voted Dan Patch Pacer of the Year as well as the Dan Patch and O'Brien Older Pacing Horse of the Year. Eight-year-old Foiled Again's major victories included the Canadian Pacing Derby, his second-consecutive Molson Pace and second-consecutive Indiana Pacing Derby. The third-leading moneywinning pacer in 2012 with $1,207,429 in earnings, Foiled Again became the oldest pacer on record to have a $1 million year. He was voted Dan Patch Older Pacing Horse of the Year. In 2013, nine-year-old Foiled Again became the oldest horse to ever win a Breeders Crown. Other major victories included the Ben Franklin and TVG Final. In the Franklinelimination, Foiled Again set a world record 1:48f for all-age pacing geldings on a 5/8-mile track. With $1,404,984 in earnings, he was the third-leading moneywinning Standardbred in 2013, recording his third-consecutive $1 million season. He was voted Dan Patch and O'Brien Older Pacing Horse of the Year. Ten-year-old Foiled Again's third Quillen Memorial win contributed to $863,563 in total earnings, making him the leading moneywinning Standardbred gelding of 2014. Janet Terhune

Goshen, NY - The jingle jangle of horse bells has been associated with the chill of winter for so long that they came to be known as sleigh bells. This season, hear the sleigh bells ringing at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame on Saturday, December 15th from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.   Join Santa for a photo in a one-horse open sleigh, play games and enjoy craft time making a jingle bell wreath ornament and a felt horsey holiday ornament, and cutting fancy paper snowflakes.   The whole family will enjoy sweet treats and a ride on the Museum's harness racing 3D Simulator.   Children are $5, parents are free. Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. Programs are made possible by the New York State Agriculture & Horse Development Fund. For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the museum's educational workshops or children's birthday parties, please contact the Education Department (845) 294-6330 or e-mail education@harnessmuseum.com. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com. The museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. www.harnessmuseum.com

Goshen, NY - Visit the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Sunday, December 9th from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm for a presentation and activities related to understanding the effects of winter weather on horses and other animals exposed to the elements. Participate in experiments which demonstrate the stress that cold wet weather may impose on animals and humans alike. To add to the fun, bring your favorite model horse and have fun making a felt horse blanket of your own design! All materials will be provided. The cost is $5 and free to current Scout, 4-H and Pony Club members. Registration required by December 6th. This program is made possible by the New York State Agriculture & Horse Development Fund. For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the Museum's educational workshops or children's birthday parties, please contact the Education Department at 845-294-6330 or education@harnessmuseum.com. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com. The museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY and is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924  845-294-6330  Fax: 845-294-3463  www.harnessmuseum.com          

Great music and fun are traditions of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame's annual Holiday Concert.   Celebrating its 44th year, this community event kicks off the holiday season. Laced with the jingle of sleigh bells and the warmth of gathered friends and neighbors, the evening is sure to help "make the season bright." So mark your calendars for Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. and don't miss out. Returning to the concerts line up this year are the Yuletide Carolers, a professional authentically costumed Victorian quartet, from New York City, dedicated to bringing song to all who gather. Sponsoring the Carolers again this year is Robert Boni of Northwood Bloodstock in memory of John A. Cashman, Jr. Goshen High School's Varsity Choir and Jazz Voices Ensemble will return for their 19th annual appearance on this special night. The evening will end with the concert's traditional audience participation number, "The Twelve Days of Christmas" followed by refreshments in the Carriage Room. Reservations are welcome but not required, seating is limited and accommodated on a first come first serve basis, so arrive early to enjoy our holiday tree trimmed with horsey ornaments and tour the Museum with its festive halls and stalls. Don't forget to visit the Museum's Winner's Circle Gift Shop for a little holiday shopping too. Concert goers will enjoy a 10% discount prior to the show. Concert admission is $3.00 per person, and is waived for Museum members. Non-members who bring a new unwrapped toy for the Marines' "Toys for Tots" program receive a $1.00 admission discount. The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program distributes toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community. If you are unable to attend the concert but wish to join the Marine Corps efforts, we invite you to drop off a new unwrapped toy in the Museum's main lobby from now until Tuesday, December 18 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Help make a child happy this holiday season! If you have not booked your holiday party, there are a few dates still available. Call Gigi Ryan for details about this unique setting for all your special occasions at 845-294-6330. The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street in Goshen, NY, is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There is no charge for regular admission, thanks to the members of the U.S. Trotting Association. For further information on the holiday festivities and the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, its services to the sport and the local community, please call (845) 294-6330 or visit www.harnessmuseum. From the Harness Racing Museum

Goshen, NY - Join us at the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Sunday, November 18, 2018 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for an event Equine Expression & Drawing the Horse Head.   We may not be able to read our horses' minds, but we can see their facial expressions to aid us in understanding what they are thinking and feeling. Learn how to read your horse's facial expressions and apply this to the drawing of a horse's head.   We provide reference photos, or you may bring your own. The cost is $10 and free to Scouts, Pony Club and 4-H members. Parents are free if not participating. This event is for all ages. Preregistration required by Nov. 16th. Programs are made possible with support from the USTA, Agriculture & NYS Horse Development Fund and the NYS Council on the Arts. For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the museum's educational workshops or children's birthday parties, please contact the Education Department (845) 294-6330 or e-mail education@harnessmuseum.com. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame events, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com. The Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY and is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and closed Mondays. From the Harness Racing Museum

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 Dr. Leroy Coggins, Charles Hinkle, Allen & Connie Skolnick and Delinquent Account as harness racing Immortals. On Sunday, July 7, 2019, these individuals will be inducted into the Hall of Immortals during ceremonies held under the tent on the Museum lawn. Dr. Leroy Coggins is not only a legend in harness racing, but throughout the entire equine industry for the revolutionary test which bears his name and remains an essential veterinary requirement more than four decades after its introduction. Today, the Coggins diagnostic test remains the crucial element in reducing the occurrence of equine infectious anemia (EIA) and is a vital component to the health of the entire horse industry. Charlie Hinkle was best known as the radio voice of the Little Brown Jug, the Hambletonian and the Kentucky Futurity in the 1950s and early 1960s on ABC and CBS radio. He also announced at many tracks in the United States including Los Alamitos, Cal Expo, Maywood, The Meadows, Grandview, Seminole and Hazel Park. Founders of New Jersey's Southwind Farm, one of the most successful Standardbred breeding facilities in the world, Allen and Connie Skolnick were active supporters of the harness racing industry for over 30 years. Buyers and sellers at all the prestigious Standardbred sales, they owned many superb racehorses over the years. Southwind was home to stallions Valley Victory, Artsplace and Hambletonian winner Muscle Hill. Broodmare Delinquent Account produced 13 foals, including two-time Breeders Crown winner Artiscape, sire of 8 millionaires including 2004 Horse of the Year and Hall of Famer Rainbow Blue. Delinquent Account also produced Hall of Fame broodmare Arterra, dam of Breeders Crown and Messenger Stake winner, world champion If I Can Dream. The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame is located at 240 Main Street in Goshen, NY and is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you would like further information on the Immortals nomination process, the 2019 induction ceremony, the Museum, its membership program, special events and educational programs, please call 845-294-6330 or visit www.harnessmuseum.com. From the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame

  Goshen, NY - The name Currier & Ives is nearly synonymous with romantic sleighing scenes and idyllic snowy views of 19th Century America. On Thursday, November 15, 2018 from 12 pm to 2:30 pm, join the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame for an entertaining exploration of the fashion and cultural imagery captured in these colorful wintery works of art. This great afternoon session will begin with a hot Thanksgiving style buffet meal followed by a slide presentation and discussion of Currier & Ives winter scenes. The day's activities will be capped off with a hands-on craft project, designed for participants of all artistic abilities, and time to tour the museum's main gallery featuring the exhibition "Horse-Drawn: The Sleighs of Currier & Ives." Tickets for the Lunch, Learn & Create session are $18 for museum members and $20 for non-members and include lunch with soft beverages and dessert, as well as art supplies. The Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924. Reservations are required by Tuesday, November 13th, and because of anticipated interest there is a risk of selling out - so please call (845) 294-6330 early to secure your place at the table. For further information about the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, the Museum's school programs, educational workshops or children's birthday parties, please contact the Education Department at (845) 294-6330 or email at education@harnessmuseum.com. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame special events or gift shop services, please visit our website at www.harnessmuseum.com or contact us at 845-294-6330 or at info@harnessmuseum.com. The Harness Racing Museum is located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, New York and is open from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday - Sunday. Thanks to the support of the United States Trotting Association the Museum is pleased to offer free admission for walk-in visitors and a $4.00 per person fee for group docent-guided tours. From the Harness Racing Museum  

Goshen, NY - Bring the kids to the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, located at 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY on Saturday, October 27 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm for a fun-filled old-fashioned Halloween celebration with a walk through our spooky stable.   Participate in creepy crafts, play hauntingly fun games games and enjoy sweet treats. Decorate a headless horseman, batty-witch or ghostly pumpkin to frighten off those Halloween spirits, create a flowing ghost decoration and make a bat-styled candy box filled with sweet treats!   Pumpkins are limited and are first come, first served, so don't be late! The spooky Halloween adventure is topped off with a heart-pounding ride on our 3-D Harness Racing Simulator and refreshments for everyone. Our mascot, Hall of Fame Harry will be here to pose for pictures with young gargoyles, ghosts, witches, pirates, super heroes and such!   Children are encouraged to come in costumes of all kinds! The first 40 children pay $5 and receive a pumpkin to decorate. Bring your own pumpkin and for $3 we'll provide the fixins for some spooky pumpkin decorating. Parents are free. Reservations are not accepted. Refreshments sponsored by ShopRite of Chester & Soons Orchard of New Hampton. Pumpkins provided by Soons Orchard & Manza Farms of Montgomery. The Museum is supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the Agriculture & New York State Horse Breeding Development Fund. For information on all the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame special events, education programs or gift shop services, please call (845) 294-6330 or visit our website www.harnessmuseum.com. The Museum is open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. From the Harness Racing Museum  

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