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Triangle - 1938-11-01 Pimlico - crowd shot on Match race day between War Admiral and Seabiscuit at Pimlico.jpg
This photograph, taken on November 1, 1938, from the stands, features the match race between War Admiral & Seabiscuit hosted by Pimlico Race Course.

The match race, often dubbed the 'Match of the Century,' drew roughly 40,000 spectators.…

Cook 875 - 1939-11-01 They're Off at the Starting Gate for the Pimlico Special at Pimlico small.jpg
This photograph features the 1939 Pimlico Special start at Pimlico Race Course. The starting gate and entries are prominent.

Branncastle Farm's Louis J. Schaefer-trained Challedon (Eddie Arcaro up) won the Pimlico Special in 1939. Challedon would…

Morgan A44957 - 1944-09-25 George Monroe Woolf Jockey portrait at Belmont Park small (2).jpg
This is a photographic portrait of jockey George Woolf. Woolf was the country's leading stakes-winning jockey in both 1942 and 1944. He is perhaps most often remembered for his victory on Seabiscuit in the 1938 match race against War Admiral.…
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