The Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame announced the candidates for election into the 2020 Living Horse Hall of Fame. Included on the list is the standout Indiana sired pacer Always B Miki.
A son of Always A Virgin, Always B Miki completed his career with more than $2.7 million in earnings and the 2016 Horse of the Year title. The two-time Breeders Crown winner’s most impressive mile was a 1:46 world record clocking in the Allerage Pace at The Red Mile. He is the only horse to win four races in 1:47 or faster in the history of the sport. He now stands at stud at Diamond Creek Farm with his first foals set to hit the track in 2020.
Other candidates for the Living Horse Hall of Fame include Bee A Magician, Chapter Seven, Father Patrick, Peaceful Way and Sweet Lou. Members of the Living Horse Hall of Fame will vote with the top three advancing into the induction ceremony held at Goshen Historic Track in early July.
To be eligible for the Living Horse Hall of Fame, a horse must be retired for two years and have a drug-free career. Horses much also either win at least $2.5 million lifetime and have two Dan Patch Awards or have won $3 million and named Harness Horse of the Year. Horses still racing over the age of 12 that meet the criteria are also eligible for nomination.