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  • Collection: Keeneland Library Collection

Thayer - Whirlaway as a two year old at Saratoga (2).jpg
This conformation shot of the American Thoroughbred and Hall of Famer Whirlaway was taken at Saratoga during his two-year-old season (1940).

Whirlaway, bred and foaled at Calumet Farm in 1938, was trained by Ben Jones. He was a multiple graded…

Man o' War with groom Will Harbut.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947)…

Private showing of Man o' War with groom Will Harbut at Faraway Farm.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut at a private visitor showing at Faraway Farm in May of 1942.

Will Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Man o’…

Visitor signing Man o' War's Faraway Farm guest book in 1929 (2).jpg
Photograph of a visitor signing the guestbook for the American Thoroughbred Man o' War at Faraway Farm in 1929.

Man o’ War was moved to Faraway Farm in 1922, and he spent the remainder of his life there. For much of the year, Faraway Farm received…

Visitor signing Man o' War's Faraway Farm guest book in 1929 (1).jpg
Photograph of a visitor signing the guestbook for the American Thoroughbred Man o' War at Faraway Farm in 1929.

Man o’ War was moved to Faraway Farm in 1922, and he spent the remainder of his life there. For much of the year, Faraway Farm received…

Thayer - Man o' War with Will Harbut.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947)…

19 - William Billy Walker Jockey.jpg
This is a digitized daguerreotype of the jockey William 'Billy' Walker.

Billy Walker (1860-1933) was an African-American jockey born near Versailles, Kentucky. He was a leading rider at Churchill Downs in the 1875 and 1876 fall seasons, as well…

1872-05-13 Kentucky Association Track Program for Spring Meeting in Lexington (2).jpg
This is a digitized photograph of the cover of the Kentucky Association's 1872 Spring Meet Program. The listed officers include: John C. Breckinridge (Acting President), James F. Robinson, Jr. (Vice President), Thomas J. Bush (Secretary), James A.…

Wyatt - KY Association jockeys and people.jpg
This photograph features several seated and standing jockeys with a crowd of onlookers at the Kentucky Association Race Track.

Standing, from left to right: McCabe, Smyth, Vandusen, Meehan, G. Garner, C. Borel

Seated, from left to right:…

After race at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This is an after race photograph taken at the Latonia Race Track. The track is featured, with spectators prominent in the foreground and the infield and judge's stand prominent in the background.
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