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16 - Morgan T374 - 1961 John Gentleman John L Rotz Jockey.jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey John "Gentleman John" L. Rotz. He is pictured in the silks room at Aqueduct.

Rotz, widely known as “Gentleman John” as a nod to his professionalism, received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in…

18 - Morgan B9131 - 1958 Ismael Milo Valenzuela Jockey portrait.jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey Ismael "Milo" Valenzuela, holding a riding crop in Calumet silks. He is seated on a bench in front of the jockey lockers at Belmont Park.

Valenzuela started competing in match races when he was 9 years…

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…

05 - Morgan A93241 - William Norris Bill Boland Jockey portrait.tif
This photographic portrait features jockey William "Bill" Norris Boland in front of hanging silks. Boland is in King Ranch silks, and the photograph was taken at Belmont Park.

Boland rose to prominence after winning the 1950 Kentucky Derby and…

06 - Morgan A93225 - 1955 Samuel San A Boulmetis Sr Jockey portrait.jpg
This photographic portrait features jockey Samuel "Sam" A. Boulmetis, Sr. in front of hanging silks. It was taken at Belmont Park.

Boulmetis, Sr. was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1973. He began his career as a stable hand at Laurel…

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Caricature artwork depicts the U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Seabiscuit with jockey John M. “Red” Pollard. Seabiscuit, a symbol of potential to many during the Great Depression, was American Champion Handicap Male in 1937 and 1938 and American Horse of…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts the Thoroughbred Giacomo, winner of the 2005 Kentucky Derby, surrounded by competitors Marenostrum, Lava Man, Top This and That, Borrego, With Distinction, and High Limit.

Giacomo’s 2005 Derby win is tied…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts jockeys Bill Shoemaker, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Corey Nakatani, Kent Desormeaux, Victor Espinoza, Steve Cauthen, Frankie Dettori, Kieren Fallon, Olivier Peslier, and Johnny Murtagh as riders in the 2001…

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This work is featured on the cover of the monograph "Through the Pages of the Daily Racing Form" by John McEvoy. The book, published by the Daily Racing Form Press in 1995 to commemorate its first 100 years (1894-1994), was illustrated by Peb.…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts 1991 Pacific Classic Stakes contenders Best Pal, Itsallgreektome, Farma Way, Festin, and Unbridled as surfers. U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Best Pal, ridden by Pat Valenzuela, claimed the 1991 stakes race with a…
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