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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 13908 - Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph features the Brooklyn Handicap at the old Aqueduct Racetrack in 1917. The jockey, William "Willie" Knapp, is up on Borrow. Borrow ran the 1-1/8 mile race in 1:49-2/5, setting a new American record. Frank Robinson is up on Regret who…

11 - Cook 13844 - William Willie Knapp Jockey portrait.tif
This is a photographic portrait of the jockey William "Willie" Knapp. Knapp is standing in front of a building with wooden siding looking away from the camera.

Knapp began riding in his early teens in the Midwest Circuit. He started racing in New…
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