Hall of Fame

The mission of the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame is to honor the achievements of those horses, jockeys, and trainers whose records and reputations have withstood the difficult test of time. The National Museum of Racing was incorporated in historic Saratoga Springs, New York, in 1950. In 1955 the Museum moved to its present site on Union Avenue, and the Hall of Fame was created to recognize and honor deserving horses, jockeys, and trainers. Over the years the selection process and criteria have been fine-tuned, but the Hall of Fame remains devoted to the original three categories. As of Hall of Fame Day 2013, members include 197 Thoroughbreds, 97 jockeys, 92 trainers, and the first two Pillars of the Turf. All are racing heroes.


                                                       Nick Zito                                              Longfellow Painting by Edward Troye,                                          Jack Westrope
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