PROFILE: Aaron W. Kulchinsky was born September 22, 1917. He served honorably in the Army Air Corps from February 1941 to November 1945, at Guadal Canal, in Brazil and at Morrison Field in West Palm Beach, Florida. Aaron Kulchinsky was added to the PIONEER section in 1985.

HISTORY: It was during his tour of duty at Morrison Field in 1942 that Aaron Kulchinsky started in greyhound racing. In the ensuing years he has been involved in all facets of the industry. Kulchinsky was a successful kennel operator for years. He operated his own greyhound farm in Derry, New Hampshire, quite successfully. Kulchinsky’s legacy to the greyhound industry may reside in two areas; his “outspokenness”, which has made him one of the most controversial individuals in the industry, and his influence on American greyhound bloodlines through Irish importation.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS: In 1952 and 1957 Aaron Kulchinsky received the ‘Greyhound Writers of America’ award for outstanding owner. In 1952 it was for Greyhound of the Year, ON THE LINE and in 1957 for Juvenile of the Year, CU BETH. His All-American in 1971 was EVENING GLAMOUR, IMP.