Tenny & Salvator

Title

Tenny & Salvator

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features the match race held on June 25, 1890, at Sheepshead Bay Race Track between one of racing's greatest rivalries: Tenny and Salvator.

Salvator (Isaac Burns Murphy up) bested Tenny (Edward Garrison up) by half a head. The two mounted horses are prominent in the foreground, while spectators in the infield are visible in the background.

Creator

John C. Hemment

Date

1890-06-25

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

print photograph

Files

Hemment v.2 1183 - 1890-06-20 Salvator Tenny Match Race with Isaac Murphy and Ed Snapper Garrison at Coney Island Jockey Club  at Sheepshead Bay 2 (2).jpg

Citation

John C. Hemment , “Tenny & Salvator,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 17, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/336.