James Stout at Jamaica

Title

James Stout at Jamaica

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photographic print features jockey James Stout at Jamaica Racetrack in April 1946.

Stout accumulated 2,056 wins over his career. After Stout rode Seabiscuit in the horse’s first race in January 1935 at Hialeah Park, trainer “Sunny Jim” Fitzsimmons bought his contract. Stout rode for Fitzsimmons for 11 years. Many of his notable wins were aboard Fitzsimmons’ horses. 

Stout’s four American Classic race wins include the 1939 Kentucky Derby, and the 1936, 1938, and 1939 Belmont Stakes. He was inducted into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1968.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1946-04-09

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

Physical Dimensions

3.5" x 5"

Files

17 - Morgan A45892 - 1946-04-09 James Stout Jockey at Jamaica.jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “James Stout at Jamaica,” The Keeneland Library, accessed July 8, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/187.

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