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  • Collection: Bernard Stanley Morgan Photograph Collection

Morgan A53734 - 1946-05-30 Wayne Danforth Wright Jockey on Polynesian walking onto track at Belmont Park (2).jpg
This photograph, taken in May of 1946, features jockey Wayne Danforth Wright up on Polynesian. They are walking onto the track at Belmont Park.

Wright was the leading North American jockey twice in his 18-year career. Polynesian, the 1945…

Morgan B1736 - 1956-10-15 Nashua with James Edward Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Trainer at Aqueduct 5.jpg
This photograph features Nashua with his trainer James Edward 'Sunny Jim' Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct.

Fitzsimmons won 13 Triple Crown races and trained 12 champions and 155 stakes-winning horses that won more than 470 stakes races. He was inducted…

Morgan A94193 - 1955-09-24 Bill Boland Jockey on High Gun in the winner's circle of the Syonsby Stakes with Robert Kleberg Owner King Ranch at Belmont.jpg
This photograph features the jockey William 'Bill' Norris Boland up on High Gun in the winner's circle of the Syonsby Stakes with Robert Kleberg, owner of King Ranch, at Belmont Park. Bill Boland is muddy after the race, and a hedge, fence, and the…

14 Morgan T1709 - 1961-09-02 Jack A Price Trainer and John Sellers Jockey and Katherine Price.jpg
This photograph captures the 1961 Jerome Handicap trophy presentation at Belmont Park. On the far left is the winning horse's (Carry Back) trainer, Jack A. Price. Next to him is Hall of Fame jockey John Sellers in silks. Katherine L. Price, owner of…

03 Morgan B18411 - 1960-10-29 John W Hanes & Eddie Arcaro Jockey & Simon Wetherby & Mrs Richard du Pont aka Helena Allaire Crozer & with Jockey Club Gold Cup trophy at Aqueduct (2).jpg
This photograph captures a 1960 Jockey Club Gold Cup trophy presentation at Aqueduct. On the far left is John W. Hanes. Hanes was President of the New York Racing Association from from 1954 to 1960 and President of the National Museum of Racing and…

07 Morgan B1612 - 1956-10-01 Mrs Hirsch Jacobs aka Ethel D Jacobs Owner & Mrs Henry A Gerry aka Nancy Whitney Gerry at the Maskette Stakes trophy presentation at Belmont (2).jpg
This photograph captures a 1956 Maskette Stakes trophy presentation at Belmont Park. On the far left is Hirsch Jacobs, trainer of the winning horse, Searching. There is an unidentified man behind him to the right. In front of him, to the right, is…

Morgan B14325 -  1959-10-10 William Lee Bill Willie The Shoe Shoemaker Jockey on Scales aft riding his 300th winner at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph shows jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959. Shoemaker had 347 total wins that season. The Clerk of Scales is also pictured.

Shoemaker, one of horse racing’s most…

Morgan B17750 - 1960-08-24 Patrick Pat Smithwick Jockey on Neji at Saratoga.jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Alfred "Paddy" Smithwick, on Neji at Saratoga, mid-jump. There is another horse about to jump behind the pair. Spectators are visible in the background atop the totalizator board.

Hall of Famer Paddy Smithwick was…

Morgan A94388 - 1955-10-13 Frank David Dooley Adams Jockey on Neji at The Grand National Steeplechase Handicap at Belmont Park.jpg
This photograph features jockey Frank David "Dooley" Adams on Neji at the 1955 Grand National Steeplechase Handicap at Belmont Park. There are two horses in front of Neji. Neji and Adams are mid-jump.

Neji was the prominent steeplechase contender…

16 - Morgan T374 - 1961 John Gentleman John L Rotz Jockey.jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey John "Gentleman John" L. Rotz. He is pictured in the silks room at Aqueduct.

Rotz, widely known as “Gentleman John” as a nod to his professionalism, received the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in…
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