Chum Salmon, Ricky Frazier, Ben Harris among Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees
Hall of Fame induction will be Aug. 16 at Emerald Downs.
Chum Salmon, the winner of the 1985 Longacres Mile, jockey Ricky Frazier and trainer Ben Harris headline a group that will be inducted into the Washington Racing Hall of Fame on Aug. 16, Emerald Downs announced Tuesday.
Chum Salmon, winner of seven stakes including a last-to-first victory in that 1985 Longacres Mile, was elected in the Male Horse category, and Delicate Vine, the 1986 Washington Horse of the Year and a three-time graded stakes winner, won the filly and mare division.
William and Barbara Nelson Jr. will be inducted in the breeding division.
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From sports-information reports.