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  • Collection: John C. Hemment Photograph Collection

Young Henry with jockey George Odom up

Westbury Stable’s staff with Irish Lad in 1904

Trainer Robert Tucker’s staff with Broomstick after his 1904 Brighton Handicap win at Brighton Beach Race Course in Brooklyn, New York City

Hemment v1 p65 i568 - Simms at Suburban Handicap.jpg
This photograph features jockey Willie Simms after his 1897 Suburban Handicap victory on Ben Brush at Sheepshead Bay Race Track in Brooklyn, New York City.

Hemment v.2 1322 - William Collins Whitney Owner and August Belmont Jr Owner.tif
This photograph features Thoroughbred owners William Collins Whitney (left) and August Belmont II (right).

Whitney, financier, political reformer, and Secretary of the Navy under President Cleveland, founded his Thoroughbred breeding operation at…

Hemment v.1 477 - 1896 Watching a finish from the top of a stagecoach Final (3).jpg
This photograph features several men watching a horse race finish atop a stagecoach at Gravesend Race Track on Coney Island, New York, in 1896.

Jockey washing up with kitten in 1904


Hemment v4 p74 i3106 - Miller.jpg
This photograph features jockey Walter Miller after winning the Excelsior Handicap on Merry Lark at Jamaica Race Course in Queens, New York City on April 28, 1906.

Hemment v.2 1519 - Wallace Hicks Jockey and Alphonse J. Plicque Trainer and Owner.tif
This photograph features Thoroughbred owner and trainer Alphonse Plicque (left) and jockey Wallace Hicks (right).

Hemment v.2 1216 - 1903 Saratoga Clubhouse.tif
This photograph features the view from the Saratoga Clubhouse in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1903.
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