On a Bench at Saratoga

Title

On a Bench at Saratoga

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Pictured (left to right) are jockeys Brussel, Yorke, Sweet, Gilbert, Sumter, and McCahey at Saratoga Race Course in 1908.

That year, McCahey led the group in wins with 105 from 725 mounts. Gilbert led by earnings, with 88 wins totaling $71,360. Brussel, with 226 unplaced finishes from 315 mounts, died from pneumonia the following May at the age of 21.

Creator

John C. Hemment

Date

1908

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.6 4622 - 1908 Group on Jockeys - Brussells, Yorke, Sweet, Gilbert, Sumter, and McCahey at Saratoga.tif

Citation

John C. Hemment, “On a Bench at Saratoga,” The Keeneland Library, accessed September 20, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/274.

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