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Hemment v.2 1545 - Thomas H. Burns on Jockey Scales.tif
This photograph features jockey Thomas H. Burns on the scales, with his weigh in overseen by a Clerk of Scales. There are two unidentified onlookers; and other men in suits, overcoats, and bowler hats are visible behind Burns.

Thomas Burns was the…

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…

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This photograph features jockey Earl Sande holding his saddle and saddle towel on the scales. Sande is in silks. A Clerk of Scales is holding two booklets and wearing a hat with "Valet" printed on it, suggesting he may have worked in various…

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The photograph features eight jockeys in silks standing in a line at the jockey scales at Saratoga Racecourse in 1930. Trees and a crowd of onlookers are visible in the background.

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The photograph features 16 jockeys in silks standing in a line at the jockey scales at Saratoga Racecourse in August of 1930. Trees and a group of onlookers are visible in the background.

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This photograph of Sophie Tucker and jockeys was taken at Saratoga Racecourse in July of 1936. Tucker, a Ukrainian-American actress, comedian, and radio personality, is standing on a jockey scale holding a saddle and saddle towel. Eight jockeys in…
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