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  • Collection: John C. Hemment Photograph Collection

Hemment v.1 330 - 1895-06-15 Suburban Handicap Passing Stands for the First Time at Belmont Final (2).jpg
This photograph features the entries for the 1895 Suburban Handicap mid-race. At this point in its history, the Suburban Handicap was hosted by the Sheepshead Bay Race Track.

Eric Stable's William Donohue-trained Lazzarone (Anthony Hamilton up)…

Hemment v.1 570 - 1897 Suburban Handicap Ben Brush.tif
This photograph features the Sheepshead Bay Race Track at the 1897 Suburban Handicap. The track and infield are prominent.

Michael's Dwyer's Hardy Campbell, Jr.-trained Ben Brush (Willie Simms up) won the Suburban Handicap that year.

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After workouts at Gravesend Race Track in Brooklyn, New York City; June 1905

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The staff of owner, breeder, and trainer John E. Madden (third from left) tend to Alonso while Madden confers with prospective buyers; circa 1900

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Exercise rider with trainer Thomas Hitchcock’s string at Saratoga in 1903

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Jockeys Eddie Dugan (left) and Joe Notter at Sheepshead Bay Race Track in Brooklyn, New York City; June 1908

Hemment 1197 - Bookies at Morris Park.jpg
This photograph features bookmakers, or bookies, at work at Morris Park Racecourse in the early 20th century.

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Bookmakers with horses and prices for the 1894 Brooklyn Handicap at Gravesend Race Track in Brooklyn, New York City

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Galloping Boulevard (foaled in 1898 by Trovador out of Little Lady) in 1901

Hemment v.5 3949 - 1907 Brighton Beach Crowd.tif
This photograph, taken in 1907, features spectators at the Brighton Beach Race Course. The crowd is comprised of primarily men in suits and bowler or boater hats.
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