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.
The photograph depicts a crowd of people in front of the totalizator board at Hialeah. The crowd is comprised of men and women in suits and dresses. People waiting in pari-mutuel window lines are visible in the background.