Browse Items (965 total)

Cook 429A - 1919-08-13 William Willie Knapp Jockey on Upset beating John P Johnny Loftus Jockey on Man o' War at Sanford Stakes in Saratoga.jpg
This photograph was taken on August 13, 1919, at the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga Racecourse. Man o’ War lost the only race of his career to Upset that day.

In this photograph, Upset (Willie Knapp up) is in the lead, Man o’ War (Johnny…

Cook 432 - 1920-07-10 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Dwyer Stakes at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph captures the American Thoroughbred John P. Grier (Eddie Ambrose up) trailing Man o’ War (Clarence Kummer up) in the 1920 Dwyer Stakes at the old Aqueduct track. John P. Grier, Man o' War's only opponent, nosed in front for a moment in…

Cook 5694 - 1920-09-04 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man'o War with Eddie Ambrose Jockey on Hoodwink in the Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park.jpg
American Thoroughbreds Man o' War and Hoodwink in the 1920 Lawrence Realization Stakes at Belmont Park (raced to the right, or clockwise).

In this photograph, the only other entry in the race, Hoodwink (Eddie Ambrose up), trails Man o’ War…

Cook 437 - 1920-06-22 Clarence Kummer Jockey on Man o' War in Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica.jpg
American Thoroughbred Man o' War with jockey Clarence Kummer up at the 1920 Stuyvesant Handicap at Jamaica Racetrack.

Man o' War's only rival on June 22, 1920, was the gelding Yellow Hand. Man o' War won decidedly by eight lengths, carrying 32…

Cook 436 - 1936 Man o' War conformation.jpg
This conformation shot of the American Thoroughbred Man o' War was taken in 1936 at Faraway Farm.

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

Cook 2239 - 1941-05-03 View of Grandstand and Track during Kentucky Derby Day at Churchill Downs.jpg
View of the grandstand and track at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky during the 1941 Kentucky Derby.

Keeneland Association - Blue Grass Stakes trophy presentation at Keeneland for Coaltown, N.L. Pierson down, Trainer Ben Jones, Governor Earle Clements, Warren Wright, 1948.jpg
This photograph captures the 1948 Blue Grass Stakes trophy presentation. Coaltown was the race's winner.

Left to right: Trainer Ben Jones, jockey N.L. Pierson, Governor Earle Clements, and owner Warren Wright of Calumet Farm.

22 Morgan A72123 - 1951-05-14 Robert C Bernhardt Jockey & Mrs Roger Seydoux aka Jacqueline Marguerite Doll-Schlumberger & Mrs William Woodward aka Elsie Ogden Cryder Woodward.jpg
This photograph pictured left to right features jockey Robert C. Bernhardt, Jacqueline Marguerite Doll-Schlumberger, Elsie Ogden Cryder Woodward and owner George Dunton Widener, Jr.

This photograph was taken at the the 1951 Toboggan Handicap at…

Keeneland Association - Goyamo, Eddie Arcaro up, at finish Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland crowd onlooking, 1954.jpg
Trained by Hall of Famer Woody Stephens and piloted by the great Eddie Arcaro in his fourth Blue Grass victory, favored Goyamo leads a deep field en route to his victory in the 1954 Blue Grass Stakes, going on to a 4th place finish in the Kentucky…

Keeneland Association - Alydar, Jorge Velasquez up, Gene Markey, Melinda Bena, Mrs. Markey, Joseph Bena, and Robert McGoodwin on fence, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1978.jpg
This photograph captures Future Racing Hall of Famer Alydar, Jorge Velasquez up in Calumet silks, presented to Lucille Parker Wright Markey (third from the right) and Admiral Eugene Markey (far right) before the horse’s triumph in the 1978 Blue Grass…
Output Formats

atom, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2