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Man o' War with groom Will Harbut and sportscaster Clem McCarthy.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut and sportscaster Clem McCarthy.

Man o' War being exercised.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War exercising. In his years at Hinata and Faraway Farms, Man o’ War maintained a rigorous exercise regimen.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,”…

Man o' War with groom John Buckner.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom John Buckner.

John Buckner was Man o’ War’s groom from 1921 to 1930, and he followed Man o’ War from Hinata Farm to Faraway Farm in 1922. Buckner was previously employed by Hinata…

Man o' War's transport van.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom John Buckner pictured beside Man o' War's transport van. Two other unidentified men are also pictured.

John Buckner was Man o’ War’s groom from 1921 to 1930, and he followed Man o’…

Keeneland Library Archives - Man o' War with Will Harbut.jpg
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War with his groom Will Harbut. Harbut was Man o' War's groom at Faraway Farm from the fall of 1930 until the spring of 1946.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947)…

Keeneland Library Archives - Man o' War with Will Harbut looking at statue prototype.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with groom Will Harbut regarding the prototype for sculptor Herbert Haseltine's Man o' War statue.

Newspaper headlines from around the world heralded Man o’ War (1917-1947) as “matchless,” the “wonder horse,” a…

1957-05-04 William Bill Willie John Hartack Jr Jockey on Iron Liege with Benjamin Ben Allyn Jones Trainer and Horace A Jimmy Jones Trainer after winning the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.tif
Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Iron Liege with jockey Bill Hartack, Jr. up after winning the 1957 Kentucky Derby. They are pictured with Calumet trainer Ben Jones and his son, Horace A. 'Jimmy' Jones.

Iron Liege was bred and foaled at…

Sir Archy.jpg
Sir Archy, sired by the great English racehorse Diomed out of Castianira, was bred by Captain Archibald Randolph and Colonel John Tayloe III and foaled in 1805. He was retired after a successful four-year-old season, becoming one of the foundation…

Sutcliffe - 1926 Sun Briar (2).jpg
This photograph of the graded stakes-winning Thoroughbred Sun Briar was taken in 1926.

Sun Briar was foaled in France in 1915 and purchased at the 1916 Saratoga yearling auction by newspaperman, businessman, and breeder Willis Sharpe Kilmer.…

TFF p 145 - 1866-09-08 Lexington (2).tif
This is a digitized print image of American Thoroughbred and the 16-time leading North American sire, Lexington.

Lexington was born in 1850 within what is now the city limits of Lexington, Kentucky. He was bred by Dr. Elisha Warfield, an…
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