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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…

Meadors - 1944-04-18 Benjamin Ben Allyn Jones Calumet Trainer on horseback (2).jpg
This photograph features Hall of Fame racehorse trainer Benjamin Jones on horseback.

Jones, widely regarded as one of the best trainers in the history of racing, claimed his first recorded victory in 1909 in Oklahoma City. After years of growing…

02 - Morgan A93245 - 1955 Theodore Ted Frederick Atkinson Jockey portrait.jpg
This photographic portrait features jockey Theodore "Ted" Frederick Atkinson in front of hanging silks at Belmont Park.

Atkinson began riding professionally at the age of 21. In his first decade of riding he rose to America’s leading jockey by…
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