Man o’ War at Faraway Farm

Man o' War and his groom Will Harbut are featured in this photograph taken in the latter years of his stud career.

The accompanying description of Man o’ War, written by Dorothy Ours, appears in her 2006 biography Man o’ War: A Legend Like Lightning.


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“He filled his handlers with exhilaration and fear, as if they were swept up in a rare form of electrical storm. His impact, in fact, would never leave them.”

- Dorothy Ours, 20061


1. Dorothy Ours (2006). Man o’ War: A Legend Like Lightning. New York: St. Martin’s Press, p. 1