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  • Collection: Keeneland Library Collection

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.

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…

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…

Oliver Lewis Jockey (2).jpg
This is a portrait of jockey Oliver Lewis. Lewis rode Aristides to claim the first Kentucky Derby victory in 1875. Later that year, Lewis, aboard Aristides, finished second in the Belmont Stakes.

Keeneland Library - Isaac Murphy at the Salvator Clambake (2).jpg
This photograph features legendary jockey Isaac Burns Murphy (third from the right), in a frock coat and bowler hat, seated casually on a fence with several other guests at a clambake hosted by trainer Matt Byrnes following Murphy's and Salvator's…

1947-07-18 Jockeys Eddie Arcaro, Pandurang Khade, Conn N McCreary, Ruperto Donoso, and Juan Pedro Artigas at Belmont Park (2).jpg
This photograph features jockeys (from left to right) Eddie Arcaro, Pandurang Khade, Conn McCreary, Ruperto Donoso, and Juan Pedro Artigas at Belmont Park in July of 1947.

The jockeys are photographed in silks, standing in a line. A building,…

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…

1952-05 Jockeys William Cox, Robert Willis, winner John Johnny H Adams (the clean fellow), and Anthony Tony S Skoronski muddy at Hawthorne Race Track (2).jpg
This photograph features jockeys (from left to right) William Cox, Robert Willis, John H. Adams, and Anthony Skoronski at Hawthorne Race Course in May of 1952.

Other than the winner, Johnny Adams, the jockeys' silks are covered in mud. All four…
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