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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 431 - 1920-08-21 Andrew Andy Schuttinger Jockey on Man o' War at the Travers Stakes at Saratoga.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Andy Schuttinger up at the 1920 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse.

Man o’ War faced only two other entries in the Travers: Harry Payne Whitney’s John P. Grier and Upset. Man o’ War bested Upset by…

Cook 616 - Hamburg (2).jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Hamburg.

Hamburg, foaled in 1895, was purchased by John Madden in 1896 for $1,200. In his two-year-old season, he won 12 of his 16 starts, earning over $38,000 for Madden.

His overwhelming success led…

Cook 4289 - Harry Payne HP Whitney Owner and James Robert Keene Owner (2).jpg
This photograph features Thoroughbred owners Harry Payne "H.P." Whitney (left) and James Robert Keene (right) in conversation. A fence, an open field with surrounding treeline, a car, and a few unidentified people are visible in the photograph.…

Cook 17293 - 1913 Meadowbrook Polo Whitney Carry All (2).jpg
This photograph, taken in 1913, features the Whitney "Carry All" that carried Harry Payne Whitney's polo equipment. A man is pouring from a box into a pitcher on a table with two glasses. A fenced field with horses, a stand holding polo mallets,…

Cook 17291 - 1913 Meadowbrook Polo American Team ponies - Man in straw hat is Fitzpatrick Head Stud Groom for Harry Payne HP Whitney Owner (2).jpg
This photograph features the 1913 American Polo Team's ponies being led in a line at Meadowbrook. Other horses and a building with an American flag flying are visible in the background. The man in straw panama hat with his back to the camera is…

Cook 17267 - 1911 Harry Payne HP Whitney Owner Polo (2).jpg
This is a photograph of Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman and Thoroughbred owner, playing polo. Whitney, in polo attire and riding boots, is mounted and holding a polo mallet. They are pictured in a flat field, with a tree line visible in the…
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