Hinsdale, IL --- The Illinois Harness Horsemen's Association's Hall of Fame committee has announced that the following were chosen for induction into the Illinois Harness Hall of Fame.
Living Inductee: Jim Eaton and Roger Welch
Equine Inductee: Million Dollar Bye and Valley Victor
Also being honored with special recognition will be:
Person of the Year: Dave McCaffrey
Caretaker of the Year: Ted Pearson
Illinois Horse of the Year: Well To Do Guru
Lifetime of Dedication: Dr. Greg Petkus
Ambassador: Denny Pietranduono
Also to be honored are:
Maywood and Balmoral Park’s Driver of the Year: Marcus Miller
Maywood Park Co-Trainers of the Year: Dave McCaffrey and Pete Procopi
Balmoral Park Trainer of the Year: Bob Phillips
We look forward to celebrating their achievements on Monday (March 12) at our annual Hall of Fame dinner at the Doubletree Hotel in Alsip, 5000 W. 127th (by Cicero & 294), Alsip, IL 60803. 708.371.7300.
Tickets are $35 per person; (Open Bar 6-7 p.m.), followed by dinner, dancing, awards, door prizes. Reservations are requested by March 2. Ticket info: Brenda Watson, 217.416.3973, IHHA Office, 630.323.0808 or Betsy (Horsemen’s Bookkeeper at Balmoral).
Congratulations to all.