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Hemment v.2 1545 - Thomas H. Burns on Jockey Scales.tif
This photograph features jockey Thomas H. Burns on the scales, with his weigh in overseen by a Clerk of Scales. There are two unidentified onlookers; and other men in suits, overcoats, and bowler hats are visible behind Burns.

Thomas Burns was the…

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…

Cook 5028.tiff
This photograph features jockey Earl Sande holding his saddle and saddle towel on the scales. Sande is in silks. A Clerk of Scales is holding two booklets and wearing a hat with "Valet" printed on it, suggesting he may have worked in various…
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