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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, after…

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 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 Upset by…

Morgan B17785 - 1960-08-27 Robert Nelson Bobby Ussery Jockey on Hail to Reason winning by 10 lengths the Hopeful Stakes at Saratoga.jpg
Photograph of Hail to Reason (Bobby Ussery up) winning Saratoga’s 1960 Hopeful Stakes by ten lengths.

Hail to Reason, multiple stakes-winning Thoroughbred, was named American Champion Two-Year-Colt in 1960. He retired to stud at Hagyard Farm in…

Thayer - Whirlaway as a two year old at Saratoga (2).jpg
This conformation shot of the American Thoroughbred and Hall of Famer Whirlaway was taken at Saratoga during his two-year-old season (1940).

Whirlaway, bred and foaled at Calumet Farm in 1938, was trained by Ben Jones. He was a multiple graded…

Triangle - 1937-08-24 Saratoga - shot from the top of the stands showing the jockeys dismounting and weighing in (2).jpg
This photograph, taken from the Saratoga stands in August of 1937, shows jockeys dismounting and weighing in. The track is prominent and spectators are visible.

Triangle - 1937-08-05 Court Manor Stud - yearlings arriving at Saratoga for the yearling sales 1 (2).jpg
This photograph features Court Manor Stud yearlings arriving at Saratoga's yearling sale in August of 1937.

Hemment v.6 4626 - 1908 Owners and Trainers at Saratoga.tif
This photograph, taken in 1908, features a group of Thoroughbred owners and trainers in conversation on benches at Saratoga Race Course.
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