Tribute Paid to Life’s Work with Standardbreds

2020-12-14T22:29:26+00:00February 7th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

For more than 50 years Larry Horn has been training Standardbreds for harness racing. Last Christmas eve he received a phone call and unexpected news. Larry learned he was being inducted into the Michigan Harness Horsemen’s Association Hall of Fame. "I was stunned. I didn't think I heard right," Larry said. "It never crossed my mind [...]

40 Year Old Horse Sets New “Standard” Down Under

2020-12-14T22:29:41+00:00August 26th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

A mare in Selby (Australia) named “Flame of Trunkey” has reached an incredible milestone and has celebrated her 40th birthday (in human years that’s about 110 years old). Flame is a Standardbred Harness Race Horse born in NSW (New South Wales) in 1976. She was bought as a yearling by the mother-in-law of her current owner, [...]

The Remarkable Homecoming of the “American Girl”

2020-12-14T22:29:45+00:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

“American Girl” was a famous harness racer who died during a race in1875. “Weak-jointed, loose-gaited, worst looking, crooked-legged filly that was ever foaled in Peekskill, but grew into an outstanding specimen of a Standardbred horse”. The 13-year-old bay mare had quite a racing reputation by the time she arrived at the Eldridge Driving Park in Elmira, [...]

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