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Nominees For Entrance To Living Hall

Published: December 11, 2015 4:14 pm ET

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The Living Horse Hall of Fame Nominating Committee has selected and announced five nominees to the Living Horse Hall of Fame.

Ballots for the 2016 inductees to the Living Horse Hall of Fame are in the mail. There is less than a month in which to vote – ballots must be postmarked by December 28, 2015. All members in good standing of the Harness Racing Museum are eligible to vote for TWO horses they feel exemplify greatness.

If members have not received their ballot by December 15 please contact Joanne Young at [email protected] or by phone at 845-294-6330 and one will be immediately sent to you. Only Museum members in good standing are eligible to vote for this prestigious award.

The winners will be announced in January and inducted July 3, 2016.

THE NOMINEES ARE listed below.

CREDIT WINNER
(Nominated as Stallion)
2,1:57.4; 3,1:54 ($1,495,295) Brown Horse, 1997
(American Winner – Lawn Tennis – Armbro Goal)

MR MUSCLEMAN
(Nominated as Racehorse)
2,1:59; 3,1:53.3; 5,1:51.1s ($3,582,823) Bay Gelding, 2000
(Muscles Yankee – Meadowbranch Irene – Meadow Road)

MUSCLE HILL
(Nominated as Racehorse)
2,1:53.3; 3,1:50.1 ($3,273,342) Bay Horse, 2006
(Muscles Yankee – Yankee Blondie – American Winner)

REAL DESIRE
(Nominated as Racehorse)
p,2,1:50.4; 3,1:49; 4,1:48.2 ($3,159,814) Bay Horse, 1998
(Life Sign - Deadly Desire - Troublemaker)

YANKEE GLIDE
(Nominated as Stallion)
2,1:56; 3,1:55.1 ($506,904) Bay Horse, 1994
(Valley Victory – Gratis Yankee – Speedy Crown)

THE LIVING HORSE HALL OF FAME CRITERIA

AS A RACEHORSE:

Must have won 75 per cent of its lifetime starts OR gone undefeated in a single season campaign of 12 or more races OR the winner of $3 million lifetime OR named Harness Horse of the Year (U.S. and/or Canada).

AS A STALLION:

Must rank among the 10 all-time leading money-winning sires at his gait OR have sired at least 100 $200,000 winners OR the leading money-winning sire at his gait in three or more seasons

AS A BROODMARE:

Must have produced a $1 million winner and two other winners of $500,000 OR produced a Harness Horse of the Year (U.S. and/or Canada) and another $500,000 winner. Broodmares meeting the ‘broodmare category’ criteria are automatically elected members of the Harness Racing Living Horse Hall of Fame.

If you are not a current member and would like to vote, call or email Joanne Young at [email protected] for a membership application, or obtain one online at harnessmuseum.com/pages/membership/membership.htm. Mail completed membership applications to The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame, 240 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924, or renew by calling 845-294-6330. You may also fax the form to 845-294-3463 or email it to Joanne.

(Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame)


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