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Triangle - 1938-11-01 Pimlico - crowd shot on Match race day between War Admiral and Seabiscuit at Pimlico.jpg
This photograph, taken on November 1, 1938, from the stands, features the match race between War Admiral & Seabiscuit hosted by Pimlico Race Course.

The match race, often dubbed the 'Match of the Century,' drew roughly 40,000 spectators.…

Cook 875 - 1939-11-01 They're Off at the Starting Gate for the Pimlico Special at Pimlico small.jpg
This photograph features the 1939 Pimlico Special start at Pimlico Race Course. The starting gate and entries are prominent.

Branncastle Farm's Louis J. Schaefer-trained Challedon (Eddie Arcaro up) won the Pimlico Special in 1939. Challedon would…

Hemment v.6 - 1909 Frank McCabe Trainer at Spring Meet at Pimlico (2).jpg
This photograph features trainer Frank McCabe at the Pimlico 1909 Spring Meet.

McCabe began his career in racing as a jockey before becoming the stable foreman for Hall of Fame trainer James Gordon Rowe. Within a few years, McCabe began training…

04 - NY Sportsman - 1883-01-03 p 18 - William Barrett Jockey.jpg
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (January 1883, page 18) featuring jockey William Barrett standing next to a short column holding a riding crop.

Barrett is widely remembered for his association with the legendary 2½-mile match race between…

14 - Morgan 94841 - 1940-05-06 Ralph P Neves Jockey at Pimlico 1.jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Ralph P. Neves in silks walking with two other men at Pimlico in 1940. There is a crowd of people behind a fence at frame left.

Neves, prominent West Coast rider and American Hall of Fame jockey, won 3,772 total…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts racehorse Louis Quatorze on a throne as King Louis XIV, with jockey Pat Day, trainer Nick Zito, and owners William J. Condren and Georgia E. Hofmann.

Louis Quatorze won the 1996 Preakness. Later that…

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Peb's artwork depicts Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith with 1993 Preakness Stakes winner Prairie Bayou.

Also featured are trainer Thomas Bohannan and Loblolly Stable owner John Ed Anthony. 

Prairie Bayou finished second in the Kentucky Derby in…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer John M. Veitch, head trainer for Calumet Farm from 1976 until 1982, with jockey Jeffrey Fell and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame racehorse Alydar in the “Calumet” balloon en route to…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts Triple Crown-winning racehorse Affirmed with U.S. Hall of Fame jockey Steve Cauthen, Affirmed’s trainer Laz Barrera, and Affirmed’s owner and breeder Louis Elwood Wolfson.

In this piece, Affirmed is…
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