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Our Inductees

Bill Broughton

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

Jimmy Ellis

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

Linda Jones

Linda Jones
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.

Lance O’Sullivan

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

Bill Skelton

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

Bob Skelton

Bob Skelton
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.

Sporting Spotlight

Val Young

(1937 - )

If Yvette Williams can justifiably be labelled New Zealand’s best woman athlete, Val Young runs her a close second.
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