Museums and Halls of Fame
2011 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductions
Fifteen new members were inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on August 18, 2011, including Belmont Stakes winner Touch Gold, champion filly Dancethruthedawn, and late owner/breeder Tammy Samual Balaz. Find out about all the inductees here.
2009 Hall of Fame Finalists
Eleven finalists for the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame 2009 ballot have been announced, including six horses, three jockeys, and two trainers. Here is more about them.
American Quarter Horse Heritage Center and Museum
Nice museum page with photos of some of the exhibits.
Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Covers both Thoroughbred and harness racing. Very nice site with links to each member with a photo and bio.
Cheltenham Hall of Fame
A display of steeplechase history at Cheltenham Racecourse in England.
The German Horse Museum
In German only. Some interesting stuff online all about horses.
Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame
A great museum all about harness racing next to the historic track in Goshen, NY.
Horse Racing Memorabilia Online Museum
My online museum of horse racing memorabilia. Lots of photos of glasses, pins, games, postcards, decanters, plates, etc. for your viewing pleasure.
International Museum of the Horse
Beautiful site with interesting online exhibits. Located in Lexington, Kentucky.
Japan Racing Association Racing Museum
Shows all about racing in Japan. Similar the the Derby Museum in the US.
Kentucky Derby Museum
Nice pages showcasing several of the Derby Museum's exhibits.
Kentucky Horse Park
Nice page showing some of the features at the park in Lexington, Kentucky. This is the retirement home of John Henry and possibly Cigar will be moving there soon.
The Living Horse Museum
In France, shows some of the exhibits and shows.
National Horse Racing Museum
Covers four centuries of racing history in the UK with lots of exhibits.
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
Nice site with lots of photos and some video. The full Hall of Fame listed with articles on each member.
Phar Lap in the Victoria Museum
All about Phar Lap. Shows photos of him in life as he is today, mounted in the museum. Lots of great info inlcuding video of him.
Ruidoso Downs Horse Hall of Fame
The Hubbard Museum of the American West, right next door to the world-famous Ruidoso Downs Race Track, is the permanent home of the Ruidoso Downs Race Horse Hall of Fame.
Victorian Racing Museum
The only Museum devoted to horse racing in Australia houses a collection of fine and decorative arts, trophies, photographs, colours, riding equipment, memorabilia and ephemera.
2012 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame Inductions
Fifteen new members were inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame on August 18, 2012, including Belmont Stakes winner Arravale, champion filly Jambalaya, and late owner/breeder Tammy Samual Balaz. Find out about all the inductees here.