West Side Story

Title

West Side Story

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's artwork depicts Hall of Famer Damascus, Horse of the
Year in 1967, with racehorses Brunch, Royal Malabar, Puntador, Gala Performance, Proviso, and Dawn Glory in a parody of the musical West Side Story. 

Damascus’ notable 1967 wins include the Jockey Club Gold Cup, the American Derby, and the Wood Memorial, Dwyer, and Travers Stakes. He also claimed the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes that year.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1967

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

Pen and ink; 14.5 x 17 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

14.5 x 17 in.

Files

FBW1570.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “West Side Story,” The Keeneland Library, accessed June 21, 2018, http://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/38.

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