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Cook 17947 - Mrs Cornelius Vanderbilt CV Sonny Whitney aka Gladys Crosby Gee Hopkins Whitney Marvel Elliott and Rigan McKinney Steeplechase Jockey (2).jpg
This photograph features Thoroughbred owner Gladys Crosby "Gee" Hopkins Whitney Marvel Elliott, wife of Cornelius Vanderbilt "Sonny" Whitney at the time the photograph was taken; in conversation with steeplechase jockey Rigan McKinney.

Morgan B17750 - 1960-08-24 Patrick Pat Smithwick Jockey on Neji at Saratoga.jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Alfred "Paddy" Smithwick, on Neji at Saratoga, mid-jump. There is another horse about to jump behind the pair. Spectators are visible in the background atop the totalizator board.

Hall of Famer Paddy Smithwick was…

Morgan A94388 - 1955-10-13 Frank David Dooley Adams Jockey on Neji at The Grand National Steeplechase Handicap at Belmont Park.jpg
This photograph features jockey Frank David "Dooley" Adams on Neji at the 1955 Grand National Steeplechase Handicap at Belmont Park. There are two horses in front of Neji. Neji and Adams are mid-jump.

Neji was the prominent steeplechase contender…

Morgan A54508 - Rigan McKinney Steeplechase Jockey at Saratoga (2).jpg
This photograph features Rigan McKinney, steeplechase jockey, walking at Saratoga in a suit and hat. McKinney, inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1968, is holding a race program. Trees and other people are visible in the background.…

Morgan 32049 - Rigan McKinney on Redshank Jumping Hurdle.jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Rigan McKinney up on Redshank in mid-jump at the Bridlespur Steeplechase Graded Handicap at Belmont in 1936. Redshank and McKinney's reflection is visible in the water below.

McKinney was raised among Thoroughbred…

Cook 16870 - Ballast II.jpg
This photograph captures two horses in mid-jump at a steeplechase at Aqueduct in 1927. G. Smoot is the jockey on Ballast II, who came in first; and L. Cheyne is the jockey on Job, who came in second. This photograph is slightly out of focus, with a…
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