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Meadors - 1955-12-08 Nashua (2).jpg
Conformation photograph of the American Thoroughbred Nashua taken in December of 1955.

Nashua is typically linked with his rival – the 1955 Kentucky Derby winner, Swaps. Although Nashua claimed both the Belmont and Preakness Stakes in 1955, his…

Morgan B14325 -  1959-10-10 William Lee Bill Willie The Shoe Shoemaker Jockey on Scales aft riding his 300th winner at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph shows jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959. Shoemaker had 347 total wins that season. The Clerk of Scales is also pictured.

Shoemaker, one of horse racing’s most…

Peb's artwork depicts Bill Shoemaker, U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey, atop his four Kentucky Derby winners: Ferdinand, Lucky Debonair, Tomy Lee, and Swaps.
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