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Morgan B1736 - 1956-10-15 Nashua with James Edward Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Trainer at Aqueduct 5.jpg
This photograph features Nashua with his trainer James Edward 'Sunny Jim' Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct.

Fitzsimmons won 13 Triple Crown races and trained 12 champions and 155 stakes-winning horses that won more than 470 stakes races. He was inducted…

03 Morgan B18411 - 1960-10-29 John W Hanes & Eddie Arcaro Jockey & Simon Wetherby & Mrs Richard du Pont aka Helena Allaire Crozer & with Jockey Club Gold Cup trophy at Aqueduct (2).jpg
This photograph captures a 1960 Jockey Club Gold Cup trophy presentation at Aqueduct. On the far left is John W. Hanes. Hanes was President of the New York Racing Association from from 1954 to 1960 and President of the National Museum of Racing and…

Morgan B14325 -  1959-10-10 William Lee Bill Willie The Shoe Shoemaker Jockey on Scales aft riding his 300th winner at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph shows jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959. Shoemaker had 347 total wins that season. The Clerk of Scales is also pictured.

Shoemaker, one of horse racing’s most…

16 - Morgan T374 - 1961 John Gentleman John L Rotz Jockey.jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey John "Gentleman John" L. Rotz. He is pictured in the silks room at Aqueduct.

Rotz, widely known as “Gentleman John” as a nod to his professionalism, received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in…

Morgan A83918 - Native Dancer with Olive Guerin up.jpg
This photograph shows jockey Oliver Eric Guerin up on Native Dancer in the saddling paddock at the 1953 Dwyer Stakes at Aqueduct.

Early in his career, Guerin was hired by Elizabeth Arden to ride for Maine Chance Farm. His most notable victory…

Cook 16870 - Ballast II.jpg
This photograph captures two horses in mid-jump at a steeplechase at Aqueduct in 1927. G. Smoot is the jockey on Ballast II, who came in first; and L. Cheyne is the jockey on Job, who came in second. This photograph is slightly out of focus, with a…

Cook 13908 - Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph features the Brooklyn Handicap at the old Aqueduct Racetrack in 1917. The jockey, William "Willie" Knapp, is up on Borrow. Borrow ran the 1-1/8 mile race in 1:49-2/5, setting a new American record. Frank Robinson is up on Regret who…

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Peb's artwork depicts Open Mind, American Champion Two-Year-Old Filly in 1988 and American Champion Three-Year-Old Filly in 1989. 

Owned by Eugene V. Klein and trained by D. Wayne Lukas, Open Mind won four of her six starts in 1988.

Her eight…

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Peb's artwork depicts Hall of Famer Damascus, Horse of the
Year in 1967, with racehorses Brunch, Royal Malabar, Puntador, Gala Performance, Proviso, and Dawn Glory in a parody of the musical West Side Story. 

Damascus’ notable 1967 wins include…

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Peb's artwork depicts racehorse Spicy Living under a “Triple Crown Honey” beehive hanging in the Coaching Club American Oaks “tree” of 1963. The Coaching Club American Oaks was run at Aqueduct Racetrack that year.

U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey…
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