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Historic inductees announced for National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- The National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame announced the historic inductees for this year's Hall of Fame class.

Jockey Lloyd Hughes and racehorse Clifford have both been selected by the Historic Review Committee. Hughes was born in the United Kingdom in 1857.

Among his notable accomplishments, he was the first jockey to win the Preakness Stakes three times. He also won the Belmont Stakes and Travers twice.

Clifford was foaled in 1890.He raced from 1892 to 1897 and finished his career with a record of 42, 10, and 8. He compiled a purse of a little more than $65,000.

Clifford and Hughes will join contemporary inductees jockey Alex Solis, trainer Gary Jones, and horses Ashado and Curlin.

The induction ceremony is scheduled for August 8.

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