He won a whopping races in , which led all drivers in North America. On the local scene Dave has been dominant throughout his career, winning driving titles at every Illinois racetrack. That final night, he climbed aboard the bike and guided horses around the track in seven races. Mike Hall , who has been at this for 20 years, will work with me. Dave will start as an associate racing judge late this month when the meet begins at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana, just outside of Indianapolis.
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So when he was contacted by the Indiana Racing Commission, Magee started thinking about the career change. It’s a career that has earned him acclaim on national and international stages of his sport after starting on the fair circuit in his native Wisconsin.
She works at Aurora Christian High School where their youngest daughter is a sophomore. United States Trotting Association S. He’s retiring to become a racing steward in Indiana.
He won a whopping races inwhich led all drivers in North America. I was so choked up telling my wife that she thought something bad had happened.
He wanted to make sure his wife, Cathy, was on board with it. The year-old Magee is a resident of Big Rock, Ill. Ask anyone who regularly follows and bets on the action at Chicagoland area tracks, where Magee’s accomplishments are legendary. My family has been more concerned. His 12 Maywood Park driving titles and 11 Sportsman’s Park titles are both records. It was a great experience and very humbling to be involved with it.
On the local scene Dave has been dominant throughout his career, winning driving titles at every Illinois racetrack.
They see me hobbling around in the morning before I get loose. He wasn’t seriously hurt and didn’t miss any time, but said “it’s getting harder to get back up. That final night, he climbed aboard the bike and guided horses around the track in seven races.
We will always be great friends and I wish the best to Dave and Cathy.
DAVID R. MAGEE | Harness Museum
Magee is a Hall of Famer and has been one of the classiest individuals the sport of harness racing has ever known. In the other two races, he was fourth and ninth. Dave will start as an associate racing judge late this magse when the meet begins at Hoosier Park Racing hraness Casino in Anderson, Indiana, just outside of Indianapolis.
Dave Magee retires with 11, career wins. The Illinois laws prevented us from hiring him two years ago so Indiana gains him. He’s never stopped to count the accidents or injuries, but noted, “I hit the dirt this past fall in DuQuoin.
He finished in the money five times, winning twice, second once and third twice. The wins came with Bell Valley Bill in the sixth harnesx and Heavenly Knox in the eighth, giving him 11, career victories.
Hall of Fame
That’s just what Hall of Fame driver Dave Magee did davee last Saturday in February at Balmoral Park as he put the finishing touches on a stellar year harness racing career.
He is also the leader in Super Night victories among drivers. Since then, Magee has logged thousands of miles going in circles — whoops, make that ovals.