New York Sportsman

Title

New York Sportsman

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Items in this collection were digitized from the Keeneland Library’s New York Sportsman Collection. The library’s holdings include 29 of the 32 volumes of the magazine (excepting volumes 1, 29, and 31) from 1876 to 1891.

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.

Items in the New York Sportsman Collection

William Brown
This portrait of William Brown, Rancocas Farm trainer, was digitized from the New York Sportsman (1903-03-28).

William Barrett
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (January 1883, page 18) featuring jockey William Barrett standing next to a short column holding a riding crop.

Barrett is widely remembered for his association with the legendary 2½-mile match race…

George Barbee
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (December 1882, page 373) featuring jockey George Barbee standing next to a short column holding a riding crop.

Barbee moved from England to the U.S. in 1872 to ride for John Chamberlain at Monmouth Park.…

Fred Archer
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (March 1883, page 152), featuring the English jockey Fred Archer.

Archer set and held the record for his 13 Champion Jockey titles, 246 wins in a season, and 2,748 total wins until the emergence of jockeys…