Myrtlewood

Title

Myrtlewood

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features the Hall of Fame American Thoroughbred Myrtlewood standing in a fenced field.

Myrtlewood, widely remembered for her match race victory against Miss Merriment at Keeneland in 1936, claimed the honors of both U.S. Champion Older Female Horse and U.S. Champion Sprint Horse that same year.

Creator

Joseph Alvie Estes

Date

circa 1935

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

acetate negative

Files

Myrtlewood (2).jpg

Citation

Joseph Alvie Estes, “Myrtlewood,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 17, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/231.