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  • Collection: Keeneland Library Collection

Triangle - 1939-02-01 Gulfstream Park - general view fromt the rear of stands showing Candar winning the first race ever to be run over this strip.jpg
This photograph captures the first race ever run at Gulfstream Park from the stands on February 1, 1939.

Gulfstream Park drew roughly 18,000 visitors for its inaugural four-day race meet.

Triangle - 1938-11-01 Pimlico - crowd shot on Match race day between War Admiral and Seabiscuit at Pimlico.jpg
This photograph, taken on November 1, 1938, from the stands, features the match race between War Admiral & Seabiscuit hosted by Pimlico Race Course.

The match race, often dubbed the 'Match of the Century,' drew roughly 40,000 spectators.…

Triangle - 1937-08-24 Saratoga - shot from the top of the stands showing the jockeys dismounting and weighing in (2).jpg
This photograph, taken from the Saratoga stands in August of 1937, shows jockeys dismounting and weighing in.

Triangle - 1937-08-05 Court Manor Stud - yearlings arriving at Saratoga for the yearling sales 1 (2).jpg
This photograph features Court Manor Stud yearlings arriving at Saratoga's yearling sale in August of 1937.

View of the water infield at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a lake and bridge in the infield at the Latonia Race Track.

View of grandstand from infield with bridge and lake in sight at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a view of the grandstand from the infield.

View of clubhouse and grandstand from first turn at atonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a view of Latonia Race Track's clubhouse and grandstand from the first turn.

Grandstand crowd at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features an early 20th century grandstand crowd at Latonia Race Track.

Grandstand at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features the grandstand at Latonia Race Track. Other than a few people, the grandstand is unoccupied. The infield, fence, and track are visible in the foreground.

Crowd watching a race from track apron at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a crowd of early 20th century spectators watching a race from the Latonia Race Track's apron. The track and infield are visible, and the judge's stand is prominent at frame right.
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