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Keeneland Library TT Collection - Shut Out, Eddie Arcaro up, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1942.jpg
This photograph showcases racing Hall of Famer Eddie Arcaro on Shut Out after their 1942 Blue Grass win. On the heels of his success in Keeneland’s Triple Crown prep race, Shut Out claimed the Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes before securing his…

Morgan A61050 - 1948-05-01 Eddie Arcaro Jockey on Citation at Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.jpg
Photograph of American Thoroughbred Citation with jockey Eddie Arcaro up taken after their 1948 Kentucky Derby win. They are pictured with Calumet trainer Ben Jones and his son, Horace A. 'Jimmy' Jones.

The Calumet Farm legend claimed the Triple…

Keeneland Library Morgan Collection - Whirlaway, E. Arcaro up, wins Kentucky Derby 05.03.1941.tif
Whirlaway with Eddie Arcaro up wins the 1941 Kentucky Derby by eight lengths. An eventual Hall of Famer, Whirlaway earned back-to-back Horse of the Year titles in 1941 and 1942.

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 Library TT Collection Ed Weddle Photo - Lucky Debonair, William Billy Shoemaker up, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1965.jpg
Lucky Debonair was the third consecutive runner to claim the Kentucky Derby after securing a Blue Grass win. The betting favorite, piloted by Bill Shoemaker (up), bested Swift Ruler by 1/2 length. Shoemaker’s Derby victory the following week was the…

Keeneland Library Featherston Collection - Tomy Lee, pre Blue Grass Stakes, 1959.tif
This photograph shows Tomy Lee in Keeneland’s paddock before the Blue Grass in 1959. Bred in England and owned by Texans Fred Turner Jr. and his wife Juliette, Tomy Lee, piloted by Bill Shoemaker, broke a track record in Keeneland’s Forerunner Stakes…

Keeneland Library Featherston Collection - Lucky Debonair, William Billy Shoemaker up, finish of Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1965.jpg
This photograph down the track showcases Lucky Debonair, with William Shoemaker up, trailed by five other horses at the finish of the 1965 Blue Grass Stakes. A packed grandstand and apron crowd watches on.

Keeneland Library Featherston Collection - Spectacular Bid, Ronald Franklin up, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1979.jpg
This photograph captures Spectacular Bid, with Ronald Franklin up, being led to the winner's circle in the 1979 Blue Grass Stakes.

Keeneland Library Meadors Collection - Chateaugay, Braulio Baeza up, Blue Grass Stakes 1963.tiff
This photograph features Chateaugay, Braulio Baeza up, at the 1963 Blue Grass Stakes.

One of 11 Blue Grass winners to also notch Kentucky Derby victories, Chateaugay won the 1963 Blue Grass Stakes by a head for Darby Dan Farm. Trained by James P.…

Keeneland Library Meadors Collection - Ramon Cerda on Northern Dancer working out at Keeneland April 16 1964.jpg
This photo captures 1964 Champion Three-Year-Old Colt, 1964 Canadian Horse of the Year, and future influential sire and Racing Hall of Famer Northern Dancer at Keeneland during a workout under Ramon Cerda before claiming the Blue Grass Stakes,…
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