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Hemment v.1 330 - 1895-06-15 Suburban Handicap Passing Stands for the First Time at Belmont Final (2).jpg
This photograph features the entries for the 1895 Suburban Handicap mid-race. At this point in its history, the Suburban Handicap was hosted by the Sheepshead Bay Race Track.

Eric Stable's William Donohue-trained Lazzarone (Anthony Hamilton up)…

Hemment v.1 570 - 1897 Suburban Handicap Ben Brush.tif
This photograph features the Sheepshead Bay Race Track at the 1897 Suburban Handicap. The track and infield are prominent.

Michael's Dwyer's Hardy Campbell, Jr.-trained Ben Brush (Willie Simms up) won the Suburban Handicap that year.

Cook 17282 - 1913-07-15 Polo International Play - America 5.5 vs England 3 (2).jpg
This photograph features the Polo International Play between America and England in 1913. The score captured in the photograph is America (5) and England (2) during the 5th period. The final score was America (5.5) and England (3). A play in…

Cook 634 - 1919-09-13 John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War winning Belmont Futurity at Belmont Park.jpg
This photograph, taken on September 13, 1919, at the Belmont Futurity (raced to the right, or clockwise), features the American Thoroughbred John P. Grier (Eddie Ambrose up) trailing Man o’ War (Johnny Loftus up) in Man o’ War’s final start of…

Cook 429A - 1919-08-13 William Willie Knapp Jockey on Upset beating John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War at Sanford Stakes in Saratoga.jpg
This photograph was taken on August 13, 1919, at the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse. Man o’ War lost the only race of his career to Upset that day.

In this photograph, Upset (Willie Knapp up) is in the lead, Man o’ War (Johnny…

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 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 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 436 - 1936 Man o' War conformation.jpg
This conformation shot of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War was taken in 1936 at Faraway Farm.

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

22 Morgan A72123 - 1951-05-14 Robert C Bernhardt Jockey & Mrs Roger Seydoux aka Jacqueline Marguerite Doll-Schlumberger & Mrs William Woodward aka Elsie Ogden Cryder Woodward.jpg
This photograph (far left) features jockey Robert C. Bernhardt in silks. To his right is Jacqueline Marguerite Doll-Schlumberger in a suit and hat, holding her purse and gloves. To her right is Elsie Ogden Cryder Woodward in a suit, hat, and fur…
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