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FLORZELL “GEORGIE BOY” DANIELS NAMED 2012 HANOVER SHOE FARMS/HTA GROOM OF THE YEAR

Florzell “Georgie Boy” Daniels of Harrington,Delaware, has been named 2012 Groom of the Year in the annual competition sponsored by Hanover Shoe Farms and Harness Tracks of America (“HTA”). In nominating the 83-yearold Daniels, Michel Ridgely Jr., a Maryland Racing … Continue reading

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2013-2014 SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

The Harness Tracks of America College Scholarship Fund is offering three, $5,000 scholarships for post-secondary education to students actively involved in the sport of harness racing or to the children of harness racing professionals (living or deceased), including licensed drivers, … Continue reading

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HANOVER SHOE FARMS WINS 2013 BERGSTEIN MESSENGER AWARD

Tucson, AZ- Hanover Shoe Farms of Hanover, Pennsylvania, one of harness racing’s premier and storied breeding farms, has been named the 2013 winner of Harness Tracks of America’s Stanley F. Bergstein Messenger Award, the highest honor bestowed by the association … Continue reading

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DAVE BRIGGS WINS HTA’S DAN PATCH AWARD

Dave Briggs, who since 1995 has been the editor of and writer for The Canadian Sportsman, Canada’s oldest magazine, has won Harness Tracks of America’s Dan Patch Award for exceptional media, publicity and public relations contributions to the sport of … Continue reading

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BRENNAN REPEATS AS HTA DRIVER OF THE YEAR…STILL RACING’S MOST DIFFICULT HONOR TO WIN

For the second year in a row, George Brennan, the 45-year-old Monticello, New York, native is Harness Tracks of America’s Driver of the Year, the formidable achievement that remains the most difficult award in the sport of harness racing to … Continue reading

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