Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame inductions

05:26 AM 07 Jun 2014 NZST
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Prime Interest, harness racing
Saratoga Hall of Fame inductees Prince Interest and driver Frank Coppola, Jr.
Photo by Dave Oxford
The Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame & Museum Announces it's Annual Induction Ceremony/Open House, Tuesday June 10, 2014 at the Museum- 352 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY. The museum is located off the Jefferson St. Entrance to Saratoga Casino & Raceway.
 
This year's inductees are Dan Cappello, Jr. horseman; and Prime Interest, horse.
 
Cappello, Jr. a long time driver has had a stellar career spanning over 3 decades at Saratoga. See attached Bio for more details
 
Prime Interest, was a hard racing Trotter who dominated the open Trot classes at Saratoga, earning the 2008 Horse of the Year Title. See attached bio for more information
 
In addition we will be presenting the fourth annual Virginia O'Brien Memorial 110% Award. This year we will be honoring Steve Greenfield. This award honors individuals who devote their life to the pursuit of the sport of harness racing, such as a groom or backstretch worker, who might not otherwise be in the limelight. The nominees are chosen by their peers from the Saratoga Harness Horseperson's Association.
 
The gates will open for the event at 5:30 pm, with the ceremony starting at 6:30 pm. Refreshments and light food will be served.
 
For more information contact Director Dave Oxford at 518-526-3138 or email: doxford@nycap.rr.com


by Dave Oxford, for Saratoga Harness Hall of Fame & Museum

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