Lifetime

Lifetime

2017 Lifetime Achievement inductee Dr. Mark Dedomenico can truly be described as a modern Renaissance man. The now 80-year-old second generation horseman has been...

During his nearly 20-year tenure as Emerald Downs popular announcer Robert Geller, 56, provided race calls which were stylish, dramatic, informative and flavored with...

Some men and women lead small lives. Others start small and accomplish much, and a few accomplish little and make much of it. But...

Thoroughbred racing is about blue-blooded horses, the will to win and speed . . . not to mention glamor and money. Success is neither...

Born November 8, 1935, in Seattle to Ralph A. and Rose Vacca, Ralph was the first of two sons for the first generation US-born...

Vacca was born November 8, 1935, in Seattle, the first of two sons of Ralph A. and Rose Vacca, was raised in the Rainier...

Born in Cleveland in 1945, Jack Hodge has lived in Washington for nearly 40 years. Hodge had worked in the airline industry and was...

Mickey and Karen Taylor were first noted on the Thoroughbred racing scene when the young White Swan couple was sighted at the 1973 WTBOA...

James P. Seabeck is a remarkable man and one full of great enthusiasm and energy. A well-respected cattleman and owner of the Stockland Union...

The dire ramifications of opening a racetrack had been debated amongst Seattle denizens for the entire 28 days it took to build Longacres, but...

Pete Pedersen is a man of many talents and a master of them all. The Seattle native was born in 1920 and was present...

This is the final installment of the nine individuals and three horses that were inducted into the inaugural Washington Racing Hall of Fame in...