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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.

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…

24 Morgan - 1948-01-06 Mr Warren Wright Owner and Mrs. Lucille Parker Wright Markey Owner Calumet Farm at Hialeah (2).jpg
Photograph of Calumet Farm owners Mr. and Mrs. Warren Wright (Lucille Parker Wright Markey) at Hialeah Park in 1948.

Morgan A85033 - Tom Fool.jpg
This photograph, taken in November of 1953, features American Thoroughbred Tom Fool at Belmont Park.

Tom Fool, U.S. Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1951) and U.S. Horse of the Year (1953), is widely considered one of the top American racehorses of…

02 - Morgan A93245 - 1955 Theodore Ted Frederick Atkinson Jockey portrait.jpg
This photographic portrait features jockey Ted Atkinson.

Atkinson began riding professionally at the age of 21. He rode War Relic in an upset victory over the 1941 Triple Crown Winner Whirlaway in the Narragansett Special. That ride gained him…

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 47681 - 1937-07-24 John M Red Pollard Jockey on Seabiscuit with Tom Smith Trainer holding horse at Yonkers Handicap at Empire City.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Seabiscuit with jockey John M. ‘Red’ Pollard up. Seabiscuit is held by his trainer, Tom Smith, following his Yonkers Handicap win at the Empire City Race Track in July of 1937.

Seabiscuit, sired by Hard Tack…

06 - Morgan A93225 - 1955 Samuel San A Boulmetis Sr Jockey portrait.jpg
This photographic portrait features jockey Samuel "Sam" A. Boulmetis, Sr. in front of hanging silks at Belmont Park.

Boulmetis, Sr. was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1973. A few of his major wins include the Arlington Classic (1954,…

15 Morgan A65622 - 1949-05-28 Sally Roszel Jockey on Yorky, winner of Adjacent Hunts' Ladies' Race (2).jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Sally Roszel on Yorky after winning the Adjacent Hunts' Ladies' Race in 1949.

Morgan 32049 - Rigan McKinney on Redshank Jumping Hurdle.jpg
This is a photograph of jockey Rigan McKinney up on Redshank in mid-jump at the Bridlespur Steeplechase Graded Handicap at Belmont in 1936.

McKinney claimed his first American Grand National victory in 1931 atop Green Cheese.

Morgan A54508 - Rigan McKinney Steeplechase Jockey at Saratoga (2).jpg
This photograph features Rigan McKinney, steeplechase jockey, walking at Saratoga in a suit and hat. McKinney, inducted into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1968.

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