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Man o' War's transport van.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom John Buckner pictured beside Man o' War's transport van. Two other unidentified men are also pictured.

John Buckner was Man o’ War’s groom from 1921 to 1930, and he followed…

Cook 5702 - Man o' War stripped.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the “wonder horse,” a “speed miracle,” and “peerless.”

After winning 20 of his 21…

Cook 5694 - 1920-09-04 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man'o War with Eddie Ambrose Jockey on Hoodwink in the Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park.jpg
American Thoroughbreds Man o' War and Hoodwink in the 1920 Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park (raced to the right, or clockwise).

In this photograph, the only other entry in the race, Hoodwink (Eddie Ambrose up), trails Man o’ War…

Cook 5696 - 1920 Man o' War and Upset at Saratoga - Travers.jpg
Man o’ War (Andy Schuttinger up) is trailed by Upset (Joe Rodriguez up) in the 1920 Travers Stakes at Saratoga. Man o’ War bested Upset by 2 1/2 lengths, equaling the 1 1/4–mile track record.

The Travers was the only race in which Andy…

Man o' War Samuel Doyle Riddle Owner - A. Schuttinger Jockey.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with Andy Schuttinger up at the 1920 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse.

The Travers was the only race in which Andy Schuttinger rode Man o’ War. They faced only two other entries in the Travers: Harry Payne…

Cook 434 - Earl Sande Jockey on Man o' War at Saratoga.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Earle Sande up at Saratoga’s Miller Stakes on August 7, 1920.

The Miller Stakes was the only race in which Earl Sande rode Man o’ War. Sande was recruited by Man o' War's owner, Samuel D. Riddle,…

Cook 427 - Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up. This photograph was taken on July 10, 1920, at the old Aqueduct’s Dwyer Stakes.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the…

Cook 432 - 1920-07-10 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Dwyer Stakes at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph captures the American Thoroughbred John P. Grier (Eddie Ambrose up) trailing Man o’ War (Clarence Kummer up) in the 1920 Dwyer Stakes at the old Aqueduct track. John P. Grier, Man o' War's only opponent, nosed in front for a moment…

Cook 437 - 1920-06-22 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up at the 1920 Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica Racetrack.

Man o' War's only rival on June 22, 1920, was the gelding Yellow Hand. Man o' War won decidedly by eight lengths, carrying 32…

Cook 5701 - Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer. This photograph was taken during Man o' War's three-year-old season (1920).

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the…
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