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  • Collection: Keeneland Library Collection

1950-06-22 Arlington Jockeys (left to right) Gilbert Eugene Roser, Gene Earl Pederson, John Chestnut, John Johnny H Adams (2).jpg
This photograph features jockeys (from left to right) Gilbert Eugene Roser, Gene Earl Pederson, John Chestnut, John H. Adams, Logan Batcheller, Ovie D. Scurlock, and D. Wagner at Arlington Park in June of 1950.

The jockeys are either leaning…

Triangle - 1941-06-04 Belmont Park - Blacksmith board.jpg
This photograph, taken on June 4, 1941, features the blacksmith board at Belmont Park. A black metal fence is prominent in the foreground, the back of a vehicle is visible at frame left, and a row of young trees is visible at frame right.

Clubhouse turn at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a race in progress at Latonia Race Track's clubhouse turn.

Crowd on track apron in front of grandstand watching race at Latonia Race Track.jpg
This photograph features a crowd on the track apron at Latonia Race Track. The infield and track, with race in progress, are visible at frame left, and the filled apron and grandstand comprise the primary subject.

07 - Ed Brown aka Brown Dick Jockey and Trainer BW.tif
This is a digitized daguerreotype of Edward Dudley Brown (1850-1906); Belmont Stakes-winning jockey (1870), Kentucky Derby-winning trainer (1877), and Kentucky Oaks-winning owner/trainer (1893, 1900).

Brown was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of…

Triangle - 1936-02-19 Hialeah Park - electric eye camera - George Ryall is shown operating the camera which photographs the close finishes at Hialeah Park.jpg
This photograph, taken in February of 1936, features George Ryall operating the 'electric eye' camera installed to photograph close finishes at Hialeah Park Race Track.

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…

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…

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.

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. The infield lake and bridge are prominent in the foreground.
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