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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…

Visitor signing Man o' War's Faraway Farm guest book in 1929 (1).jpg
Photograph of a visitor signing the guestbook for the American Thoroughbred Man o' War at Faraway Farm in 1929.

Man o’ War was moved to Faraway Farm in 1922, and he spent the remainder of his life there. For much of the year, Faraway Farm…

Visitor signing Man o' War's Faraway Farm guest book in 1929 (2).jpg
Photograph of a visitor signing the guestbook for the American Thoroughbred Man o' War at Faraway Farm in 1929.

Man o’ War was moved to Faraway Farm in 1922, and he spent the remainder of his life there. For much of the year, Faraway Farm…

Keeneland Library Archives - Man o' War with Will Harbut looking at statue prototype.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with groom Will Harbut regarding the prototype for sculptor Herbert Haseltine's Man o' War statue.

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

Meadors - 1948-10-16 Mooney, Herbert Haseltine, and O'Neil examine the Man o' War statue at Faraway Farm in Lexington KY.jpg
This photograph of Herbert Haseltine's statue at Man o' War's gravesite was taken on October 16, 1948, at Faraway Farm nearly a year after Man o' War's death. Haseltine (front, middle) is regarding his work. The bronze stood at Faraway Farm until its…

Man o' War with groom John Buckner.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom John Buckner.

John Buckner was Man o’ War’s groom from 1921 to 1930, and he followed Man o’ War from Hinata Farm to Faraway Farm in 1922. Buckner was previously employed by…

Meadors - 1937 Man o' War with Will Harbut  groom.tif
This photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut was taken at Faraway Farm in 1937. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the…

Man o' War with groom Will Harbut.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War…

Keeneland Library Archives - Man o' War with Will Harbut.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War…

Cook 5703 - Man o' War with Will Harbut and a man in uniform.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut and an unknown visitor in uniform at Faraway Farm.

Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Man o’ War received roughly 50,000…
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