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Cook 4206 - 1916-05-30 Samuel C Hildreth Trainer Owner and Mack Garner Jockey and August Belmont Jr Owner at the Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park (2).jpg
This photograph features (from left to right) Thoroughbred trainer and owner Samuel C. Hildreth, Hall of Fame jockey Mack Garner, and owner August Belmont II at Belmont's Suburban Handicap in 1916.

Belmont founded Belmont Park, served as the…

Cook 788 - August Belmont Jr Owner (2).jpg
This is a photograph of August Belmont II.

Belmont founded Belmont Park, served as the first president of the Jockey Club, chaired the New York State Racing Commission, and was one of the founding members of the National Steeplechase Association.…

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…
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