Race of the Week 2017

John Nerud Visits Racing Museum

A major part of racing history came alive at the National Museum of Racing Oct. 22 when the legendary John Nerud visited the museum to see the collection of trophies and paintings he recently donated.

 

Nerud, who will turn 98 in February, is the oldest living member of the Hall of Fame. He was seeing his collection for the first time.

 

The collection included many of Nerud’s trophies, as well as paintings of Nerud and his greatest horse, Dr. Fager, who like his trainer is in the Hall of Fame.

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