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Cook 616 - Hamburg (2).jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Hamburg.

Hamburg, foaled in 1895, was purchased by John Madden in 1896 for $1,200. In his two-year-old season, he won 12 of his 16 starts, earning over $38,000 for Madden.

His overwhelming success led…

Hemment v.2 1322 - William Collins Whitney Owner and August Belmont Jr Owner.tif
This photograph features Thoroughbred owners William Collins Whitney (left) and August Belmont II (right). Whitney, in a suit, gloves, and bowler hat, is looking at the camera; while Belmont, in a suit and boater hat, is looking away (toward frame…
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