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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…

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 5694 - 1920-09-04 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man'o War with Eddie Ambrose Jockey on Hoodwink in the Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park.jpg
American Thoroughbreds Man o' War and Hoodwink in the 1920 Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park (raced to the right, or clockwise).

In this photograph, the only other entry in the race, Hoodwink (Eddie Ambrose up), trails Man o’ War…

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 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 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…

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…

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…

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…
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