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Cook 439 - 1919-09-13 John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War at Belmont Futurity at Belmont Park.jpg
This photograph, taken on September 13, 1919, at the Belmont Futurity, features the American Thoroughbred Man o’ War with jockey Johnny Loftus at Man o’ War’s final start of his two-year-old season. Also pictured is Man o' War's groom Frank Loftus.…

Cook 634 - 1919-09-13 John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War winning Belmont Futurity at Belmont Park.jpg
This photograph, taken on September 13, 1919, at the Belmont Futurity (raced to the right, or clockwise), features the American Thoroughbred John P. Grier (Eddie Ambrose up) trailing Man o’ War (Johnny Loftus up) in Man o’ War’s final start of his…

Cook 429A - 1919-08-13 William Willie Knapp Jockey on Upset beating John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War at Sanford Stakes in Saratoga.jpg
This photograph was taken on August 13, 1919, at the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse. Man o’ War lost the only race of his career to Upset that day.

In this photograph, Upset (Willie Knapp up) is in the lead, Man o’ War (Johnny…

Cook 11543 - Clendenin James Ryan Jr and John P Johnny Loftus Jockey and Trainer for Oak Ridge Stables (2).jpg
This photograph features businessman Clendenin James Ryan, Jr. and former jockey and then trainer for Oak Ridge Stables, John P. "Johnny" Loftus. Although it was not yet deemed the "Triple Crown," Loftus, atop Sir Barton, was the first jockey to win…

Cook 13842 - John Loftus Jockey.jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey John P. "Johnny" Loftus. Loftus, a top U.S. jockey in the 1910s, rode both Sir Barton and Man o' War to victories in his final year of racing (1919).

In addition to his two victories in both the Kentucky…
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