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  • Collection: Bernard Stanley Morgan Photograph Collection

Morgan A65149 - 1949-05-28 Steve Brooks Jockey on Two Lea in winner's circle at Belmont Park (2).jpg
This photograph features Hall of Fame jockey Steve Brooks up on Calumet's Hall of Famer Two Lea in the winner's circle at Belmont Park.

Two Lea claimed the titles of 1949 U.S. Champion Three-Year-Old Filly and 1950 U.S. Champion Older Female…

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.

Wright was the leading North American jockey twice in his 18-year career for earnings, in both 1934 and 1936.

Polynesian, the 1945 Preakness Stakes…

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 race (and trained two Triple Crown winners; Gallant Fox and Omaha) and trained 12 champions and 155 stakes-winning…

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.

High Gun, the 1954 Belmont Stakes winner, was named U.S.…

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. Pictured from from the left is trainer, Hirsch Jacobs, trainer of the winning horse, Searching, an unidentified man, jockey Conn McCreary in silks, Ethel D. Jacobs,…

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 features jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959.

Bill Shoemaker rode for 40 years, winning roughly 21.9% of 40,350 races before his retirement in 1990. He was America’s…

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.

According to his New York Times obituary, Smithwick was 5 feet 11 inches tall.

Hall of Famer (inducted 1972) Paddy Smithwick was the country’s top steeplechase rider…

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.

Neji was the prominent steeplechase contender of the late 1950s. He claimed three American Grand National wins and…
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