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Cook 5696 - 1920 Man o' War and Upset at Saratoga - Travers.jpg
Man o’ War (Andy Schuttinger up) is trailed by Upset (Joe Rodriguez up) in the 1920 Travers Stakes at Saratoga. Man o’ War bested Upset by 2 1/2 lengths, equaling the 1 1/4–mile track record.

The Travers was the only race in which Andy…

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 434 - Earl Sande Jockey on Man o' War at Saratoga.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Earle Sande up at Saratoga’s Miller Stakes on August 7, 1920.

The Miller Stakes was the only race in which Earl Sande rode Man o’ War. Sande was recruited by Man o' War's owner, Samuel D. Riddle,…

Cook 427 - Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up. This photograph was taken on July 10, 1920, at the old Aqueduct’s Dwyer Stakes.

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

Cook 432 - 1920-07-10 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Dwyer Stakes at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph captures the American Thoroughbred John P. Grier (Eddie Ambrose up) trailing Man o’ War (Clarence Kummer up) in the 1920 Dwyer Stakes at the old Aqueduct track. John P. Grier, Man o' War's only opponent, nosed in front for a moment…

Cook 437 - 1920-06-22 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up at the 1920 Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica Racetrack.

Man o' War's only rival on June 22, 1920, was the gelding Yellow Hand. Man o' War won decidedly by eight lengths, carrying 32…

Cook 5701 - Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer. This photograph was taken during Man o' War's three-year-old season (1920).

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

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…

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…

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…
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