Tom Fool at Belmont Park

Title

Tom Fool at Belmont Park

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph, taken in November of 1953, features American Thoroughbred Tom Fool at Belmont Park.

Tom Fool, U.S. Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1951) and U.S. Horse of the Year (1953), is widely considered one of the top American racehorses of the 20th century. He retired to a successful stud career with a record of 30 starts for 21 wins, 7 seconds, and 1 third and earnings that exceeded $570,000.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1953-11-04

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

Morgan A85033 - Tom Fool.jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “Tom Fool at Belmont Park,” The Keeneland Library, accessed June 24, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/236.

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