George Barbee

Title

George Barbee

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (December 1882, page 373) featuring jockey George Barbee standing next to a short column holding a riding crop.

Barbee moved from England to the U.S. in 1872 to ride for John Chamberlain at Monmouth Park. He won the inaugural Preakness Stakes aboard Survivor in 1873 and claimed two additional Preakness wins aboard Shirley (1876) and Jacobus (1883). Barbee also took the 1874 Belmont Stakes aboard Saxon, as well as the 1874 (aboard Attila) and 1875 (aboard D'Artagnan) Travers Stakes.

Date

1882-12-23

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

print image

Type

still image

Files

03 - NY Sportsman - 1882-12-23 p 373 - George Barbee Jockey.jpg

Collection

Citation

“George Barbee,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 17, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/238.