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Morgan B14325 -  1959-10-10 William Lee Bill Willie The Shoe Shoemaker Jockey on Scales aft riding his 300th winner at Aqueduct.jpg
This photograph shows jockey William Lee "The Shoe" Shoemaker on the scales after riding his 300th win at Aqueduct in 1959.

Shoemaker, rode for nearly 40 years, winning roughly 22% of his over 40,000 races before his retirement in 1990. Shoemaker…

Meadors - 1959-04-18 Jockeys (2).jpg
This photograph features jockeys (seated, from left to right), William Shoemaker, Walter Blum, John Ruane and Manuel Ycaza; and jockeys (standing, from left to right), William Hartack, Jr., John Sellers, Nichols, Dominguez, Oldham, and Steve Brooks.…

Meadors - 1965-08-25 Candy Spots arrives at Gainesway Farm in transport (2).jpg
This photograph captures Candy Spot’s arrival to Gainesway Farm in August of 1965. The farm’s truck is prominent, a barn is visible at frame right, and another parked vehicle is visible in front of the fence and tree line that comprise the…

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Peb's artwork depicts Bill Shoemaker, U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey, atop his four Kentucky Derby winners: Ferdinand, Lucky Debonair, Tomy Lee, and Swaps.

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Peb's artwork depicts jockeys Desmond Sanford “Sandy” Hawley, Patrick Angel “Pat” Valenzuela, Fernando Toro, Marco A. Castaneda, Russell Avery Baze, William Lee “Shoe” Shoemaker, Jorge Luis Velasquez, Angel Tomas Cordero, Jr., Patrick Alan “Pat” Day,…

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Peb's artwork depicts jockeys John Rotz, Alex Maese, Carlos Barrera, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Howard Douglas Grant, Eddie Belmonte, Jerry Lambert, Bill Shoemaker, Fernando Toro, Johnny Sellers, Alvaro Pineda, Bobby Nono, and Don Pierce in the Jockey Room…

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Peb's artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockeys Angel Cordero, Jr., Johnny Longden, Bill Shoemaker, and Laffit Pincay, Jr.

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Peb's artwork depicts jockeys Jerry Lambert, Braulio Baeza, Bill Shoemaker, and Howard Grant during their 1972 racing "fever."

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Peb's artwork depicts racehorses Kelso (jockey Bill Shoemaker up), Carry Back, and Beau Purple before the 1962 Monmouth Handicap. 

Beau Purple defeated Kelso in three of their four lifetime meetings. Although Carry Back had claimed the 1961…

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Peb's artwork depicts Forego, American Horse of the Year for three consecutive years (1974 to 1976), still in the running for the 1977 title.

Also depicted are jockey Bill Shoemaker and racehorses Great Contractor, J.O. Tobin, Quiet Little Table,…
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