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Private showing of Man o' War with groom Will Harbut at Faraway Farm.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut at a private visitor showing at Faraway Farm in May of 1942.

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

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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…

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…

Thayer - 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 3424 - Earl Sande Jockey on Sir Barton.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Sir Barton with jockey Earl Sande up.

As a three-year-old in 1919, Sir Barton won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes (by five lengths, setting a new American record). He was…

Cook 3838 - Earl Sande Jockey on  Crusader.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Crusader with jockey Earl Sande up.

Crusader, sired by Man o’ War out of Star Fancy, was bred and owned by Sam Riddle. Trained by G.R. Tompkins, Crusader was honored as Horse of the Year in 1926, with a…

Cook 433 - Man o' War head shot.jpg
Head shot of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the “wonder horse,” a “speed miracle,” and “peerless.”

After winning 20 of his 21…

Cook 5705 - Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War with Frank Loftus holding horse.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up. Man o' War's groom, Frank Loftus, is also pictured.

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

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…

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…
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