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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.

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.
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