Thursday, 06 May 2021 14:30

American Pharoah, Todd Pletcher, and Jack Fisher Elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Todd Pletcher and Jack Fisher photos by Brien Bouyea. American Pharoah at the 2015 Belmont Stakes photo coutesy of NYRA. Todd Pletcher and Jack Fisher photos by Brien Bouyea. American Pharoah at the 2015 Belmont Stakes photo coutesy of NYRA.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah (KY), seven-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Todd Pletcher, and 13-time champion steeplechase trainer Jack Fisher comprise the National Museum of Racing’s 2021 Hall of Fame class. American Pharoah and Pletcher were elected in the contemporary category in their first year of eligibility, and Fisher was chosen by the Museum’s Steeplechase Review Committee, which meets once every four years. 

The class of 2021 will be enshrined along with the 2020 inductees – trainer Mark Casse, jockey Darrel McHargue, horses Tom Bowling and Wise Dan, and Pillars of the Turf Alice Headley Chandler, J. Keene Daingerfield, Jr., and George D. Widener, Jr. – on Friday, Aug 6., at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion in Saratoga Springs at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will be broadcast live on the Museum website at www.racingmuseum.org. An announcement regarding public attendance at the ceremony will be made at a later date. 

For more information about the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, please visit www.racingmuseum.org.

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