The Peb Collection

Title

The Peb Collection

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

The Peb Collection showcases a representative digitized sample of the artwork of Pierre Bellocq, who signs his work as "Peb". Peb worked for the Morning Telegraph and the Daily Racing Form for over 50 years illustrating jockeys, trainers, horses, and owners, as well specific horse races and generalized comic cartoons.

Rights

These digital resources may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Collection Items

Peb
Self-caricature portrait by the artist Pierre Bellock, aka Peb.

Peb, Stars of the Turf
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame poster for the portfolio: “Peb, Stars of the Turf, 50th Anniversary Collection.”

The piece depicts U.S. Hall of Fame racehorse Seattle Slew and jockey Jean Cruguet. Seattle Slew, ridden by Cruguet, was…

Seabiscuit
Caricature artwork depicts the U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Seabiscuit with jockey John M. “Red” Pollard. Seabiscuit, a symbol of potential to many during the Great Depression, was American Champion Handicap Male in 1937 and 1938 and American Horse of…

Daily Racing Form Reader
Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts a mounted jockey reading the Daily Racing Form.

Pacific Classic 2007
Peb's caricature artwork depicts racehorses Lava Man, Time Squared, Student Council, Arson Squad, Awesome Gem, Hello Sunday, Albertus Maximus, Sun Boat, Tiago, A.P. Xcellent, Big Booster, Porfido, and Salty Humor in hula skirts on a Pacific Island in…

Born to Run!
Peb's artwork depicts racehorses Any Given Saturday, Curlin, Tiago, Lawyer Ron, Street Sense, and Hard Spun in a parody of the "E Street Band" before the 2007 Breeders’ Cup at Oceanport, New Jersey’s Monmouth Park. 

Curlin, American Horse of the…

Sunshine Millions
Peb's artwork depicts Frank Stronach, founder of Magna International and the Stronach Group, as a referee of the Sunshine Millions — a series of races held in January at Santa Anita Park and Gulfstream Park at the time Peb created the feature.

Golf
Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts the Thoroughbred Giacomo, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Derby, surrounded by competitors Marenostrum, Lava Man, Top This and That, Borrego, With Distinction, and High Limit.

Giacomo’s 2005 Derby win is tied…

Tramway Named Desire
Peb's artwork depicts racehorses on a New Orleans streetcar pondering the possibility of a Horse of the Year title. Kentucky-bred Giant’s Causeway, Cartier Horse of the Year in 2000, is depicted hovering above as a blimp.

Tiznow was named…

2001 International
Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts jockeys Bill Shoemaker, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Corey Nakatani, Kent Desormeaux, Victor Espinoza, Steve Cauthen, Frankie Dettori, Kieren Fallon, Olivier Peslier, and Johnny Murtagh as riders in the 2001…
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