Nomination Guidelines

 

Immortal Category
A. Nominee must be deceased a minimum of two years.

B. Individuals or groups of individuals should have contributed significantly to Wisconsin harness racing as breeders, owners, trainers, or drivers and/or through organizational leadership, or, should have achieved national prominence in one of the foregoing categories and have significant Wisconsin attachments.

C. Multiple nominees can be inducted each year but it is not mandatory to induct someone every year.

Living Category
A. Individuals or groups of individuals should have contributed significantly to Wisconsin harness racing as breeders, owners, trainers, or drivers and/or through organizational leadership, or, should have achieved national prominence in one of the foregoing categories and have significant Wisconsin attachments. B. Multiple nominees can be inducted each year but it is not mandatory to induct someone every year.

Horse Category
A. Horse may be living or deceased

B. The performance of the horse should be viewed as exceptional when compared to other horses competing in the industry at the time. Nominee should have achieved prominence in racing or reproduction and should have done so (in part, at least) in Wisconsin. C. Multiple nominees can be inducted each year but it is not mandatory to induct horses every year.

Family Category
A. Any Wisconsin family encompassing at least three (3) generations of active participation in harness racing with a positive impact.
B. Multiple nominees can be inducted each year but it is not mandatory to induct families every year.