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Georgia Racing Hall of Fame pays tribute to founder
Pirkle honored for preserving sports heritage
Founder’s Award winner Gordon Pirkle stands with the portrait presented during a Dec. 13 banquet. Pirkle’s portrait will be on display at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. - photo by David Renner
Gordon Pirkle spent most of last week preparing for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame’s 2013 induction ceremony, only to learn the spotlight would be on him. “I don’t believe this. They pulled one on me.