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Hemment 1135 - Isaac Murphy Jockey on Tenny.jpg
Photograph of the Thoroughbred Tenny with jockey Isaac Burns Murphy up.

Tenny, known as "The Swayback" to his fans, is often remembered in association with his rivalry with Hall of Famer Salvator. Although Tenny won his first four races in 1890,…

Hemment v.5 3907 - Boaters at Sheepshead Bay.tif
This photograph, taken at the turn of the 20th century, features an apron crowd at Sheepshead Bay Race Track.

Hemment v.5 3905 - 1907-07-04 Sheepshead Bay Crowd.tif
This photograph features the grandstand crowd at Sheepshead Bay Race Track on July 4, 1907.

Hemment v.2 1183 - 1890-06-20 Salvator Tenny Match Race with Isaac Murphy and Ed Snapper Garrison at Coney Island Jockey Club  at Sheepshead Bay 2 (2).jpg
This photograph features the match race held on June 25, 1890, at Sheepshead Bay Race Track between one of racing's greatest rivalries: Tenny and Salvator.

Salvator (Isaac Burns Murphy up) bested Tenny (Edward Garrison up) by half a head. The two…

Hemment v.1 839 - 1902 Start of the Futurity.tif
This photograph features the start of the 1902 Futurity Stakes at Sheepshead Bay Race Track. The track and entries are prominent.

John A. Drake's Enoch Wishard-trained Savable (Lucien Lyne up) claimed the 1902 Futurity Stakes victory.

Hemment v.1 570 - 1897 Suburban Handicap Ben Brush.tif
This photograph features the Sheepshead Bay Race Track at the 1897 Suburban Handicap. The track and infield are prominent.

Michael's Dwyer's Hardy Campbell, Jr.-trained Ben Brush (Willie Simms up) won the Suburban Handicap that year.

Hemment v.1 330 - 1895-06-15 Suburban Handicap Passing Stands for the First Time at Belmont Final (2).jpg
This photograph features the entries for the 1895 Suburban Handicap mid-race. At this point in its history, the Suburban Handicap was hosted by the Sheepshead Bay Race Track.

Eric Stable's William Donohue-trained Lazzarone (Anthony Hamilton up)…

Hemment v.1 1189 - Sheepshead Bay.tif
This photograph features the Sheepshead Bay Race Track's clubhouse and grandstand, with Coney Island Jockey Club (CIJC) flags flying, from the view of the clubhouse turn. There are spectators leaning on the rail and in the clubhouse and grandstand.
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