Janet Terhune named 2022 Lady Pace honoree

Delaware, OH — Janet Terhune, director of the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame, in Goshen, N.Y., will be saluted as the 2022 Lady Pace honoree by the Delaware County Fair.

Janet Terhune has been named the Delaware County Fair’s Lady Pace honoree for 2022. Submitted photo.

Born in Connecticut and raised in New Hampshire, Terhune earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees in agriculture from The Ohio State University.

Terhune served as an administrative assistant for the Ohio Standardbred Breeders and Owners Association and as an administrative assistant at Otterbein College, in Westerville, Ohio. In 1986, she joined the United States Trotting Association (USTA) as an information and research associate. In 2008 she was appointed registrar, and in 2011 the director of Registry and Member Services. Terhune was appointed to the top role at the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame in the spring of 2012.

Terhune will be honored in a winner’s circle ceremony on Jug Day (Thursday, Sept. 22).

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