New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

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Bill Broughton (1913 - 1990)

Bill Broughton was a master jockey who set the standards to which others aspired.

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Jimmy Ellis (1910 - 1972)

Ellis in a career that lasted from 1924 until 1961 set records that today’s jockeys struggle to match.

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Linda Jones (1952 - )

Through a combination of a love of horses and a stubborn streak that wouldn’t accept the word “no”, Linda Jones became a national celebrity in the 1970s.

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Lance O’Sullivan (1963 - )

Lance O’Sullivan is supreme among jockeys who have etched their names in the long and illustrious history of thoroughbred racing in New Zealand.

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Bill Skelton (1931 - )

The names of the Skelton brothers Bob and Bill are synonymous with horseracing in New Zealand.

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Bob Skelton (1934 - )

During a career crammed with honours, Bob Skelton rode 2129 winners. His first two-mile winner was Lancaster in the 1954 Great Autumn Handicap and 30 years later, he was still among the leading jockeys.

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