The New York State Council of the Arts and Greater Hudson Heritage Network Grant Program now offer three opportunities for collecting institutions in New York State including Conservation Treatment Grants, Preservation Supplies Grants, and Site Assessment Grants. [Read more…] about Conservation Grant Awardees Announced
National Museum of Racing
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Secretariat’s historic 1973 Triple Crown sweep, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has announced “A Tremendous Machine: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Secretariat’s Triple Crown,” an exhibition honoring the accomplishments and enduring legacy of the famed Meadow Stable colt. [Read more…] about Saratoga Museum Marking Secretariat’s Triple Crown 50th Anniversary
Eight new members have been elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The class of 2023 is comprised of jockey Corey Nakatani and the racehorses Arrogate (KY), California Chrome (CA), and Songbird (KY) in the contemporary category; jockey Fernando Toro via the Historic Review Committee; and Pillars of the Turf selections John W. Hanes II, Leonard W. Jerome, and Stella F. Thayer. Arrogate, California Chrome, and Songbird were all elected in their first year of eligibility. [Read more…] about Horse Racing Hall of Fame Names 2023 Inductees
2023 marks the 50th anniversary of the racehorse Secretariat (March 30, 1970 – October 4, 1989) winning the Triple Crown in 1973, a feat that had not been achieved since it was won by Citation in 1948.
Secretariat, also known as Big Red (a nickname shared with Man O’War), was the ninth winner of Triple Crown, setting and still holding record fastest time in all three races – the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes. He spent much of his career in New York State, and was notably beaten at Saratoga Race Course in 1973, but the only three races he ever lost were in New York State. [Read more…] about Secretariat’s Triple Crown at 50
In 1952, Steinberg visited Saratoga Springs, NY, on commission from Harper’s Magazine to provide drawings for an article. Though he previously produced a series of drawings of horses and their riders in the 1940s, this visit may have prompted his interest in thoroughbred racing. [Read more…] about At The Races With New Yorker Cartoonist Saul Steinberg
Nine paintings from the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s collection of artwork by Richard Stone Reeves will be on display in the Museum’s Link Gallery beginning Wednesday, March 9th. The Paintings of Richard Stone Reeves will be exhibited through 2022. [Read more…] about Richard Stone Reeves Paintings Exhibit at Museum of Racing
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY has opened two new exhibits, “Muybridge and Motion: Selections from the Tang Teaching Museum Collection” (on display in the Link Gallery through January 2nd, 2022), and “Chasing Summer: The Art of Steeplechase” (on display in the von Stade Gallery through September 30th). [Read more…] about New Exhibits At Saratoga Horse Racing Museum
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY has announced guided behind-the-scenes tours of the Saratoga Race Course‘s Oklahoma Training Track are now available through September. [Read more…] about Saratoga Oklahoma Training Track Tours
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, NY will host guided tours of the museum with former Saratoga Race Course track announcer Tom Durkin through September 6th.
The mission of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is to preserve and promote the history of thoroughbred racing in America and honor the sport’s most accomplished participants in the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame. [Read more…] about Saratoga Horse Racing Museum Tours with Tom Durkin
The mission of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is to preserve and promote the history of thoroughbred racing in America and honor the sport’s most accomplished participants in the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony honoring the Hall of Fame classes of 2020 and 2021 will be held on Friday, August 6th at Fasig-Tipton, located at 153 George St, in Saratoga Springs, NY. [Read more…] about National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame Induction Aug 6th