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Hemment 1135 - Isaac Murphy Jockey on Tenny.jpg
Photograph of the Thoroughbred Tenny with jockey Isaac Burns Murphy up.

Tenny, known as "The Swayback" to his fans, is often remembered in association with his rivalry with Hall of Famer Salvator. Although Tenny won his first four races in 1890,…

Hemment v.2 1183 - 1890-06-20 Salvator Tenny Match Race with Isaac Murphy and Ed Snapper Garrison at Coney Island Jockey Club  at Sheepshead Bay 2 (2).jpg
This photograph features the match race held on June 25, 1890, at Sheepshead Bay Race Track between one of racing's greatest rivalries: Tenny and Salvator.

Salvator (Isaac Burns Murphy up) bested Tenny (Edward Garrison up) by half a head. The two…

Hemment v.1 1171 - Jockeys at CIJC, 1891.tiff
This photograph, taken in 1891 at the Coney Island Jockey Club, features 15 of some of the country's best late 19th century jockeys. Front row (left to right): Fred Taral, Tony Hamilton, Tom Kiley, Marty Bergen. Middle row (left to right): Isaac…

Keeneland Library - Isaac Murphy at the Salvator Clambake (2).jpg
This photograph features legendary jockey Isaac Burns Murphy (third from the right), in a frock coat and bowler hat, seated casually on a fence with several other guests at a clambake hosted by trainer Matt Byrnes following Murphy's and Salvator's…

Hemment v.1 1169 - Isaac Murphy Portrait in racing silks 5.tif
This is a photographic portrait of jockey Isaac Burns Murphy. He is pictured in silks, standing in front of a tree, looking away from the camera.

Murphy, the first jockey elected into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1955, won at least a third of…
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