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Hemment v.1 p.23 - Willie Simms Jockey on Lamplighter.jpg
This photograph, taken in the 1890s, features the Thoroughbred Lamplighter with jockey Willie Simms up.

Lamplighter was the American Co-Champion Older Male Horse in 1893. He was owned by horseman and co-owner of the Monmouth Park Racetrack,…

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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 caricature/humorist artwork depicts contenders before the 1976 United Nations Handicap, including racehorses Dragset, Break Up the Game, Glowing Tribute, Toujours Pret, Victorian Prince, Erwin Boy, Intrepid Hero, Improviser, and Summertime…

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Peb's artwork depicts Hall of Famer Alydar before the 1978 Florida Derby in a parody of the 1977 film Saturday Night Fever. 

In his two-year-old and early three-year-old seasons, Calumet Farm’s Alydar claimed the Great American Stakes, the Tremont…

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Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts contenders for Monmouth Park’s 1987 Haskell Invitational Handicap. Bet Twice is pictured with principal shareholder Robert Levy and trainer Jimmy Croll. Also featured are depictions of Alysheba’s trainer Jack…

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Peb's artwork depicts racehorses Any Given Saturday, Curlin, Tiago, Lawyer Ron, Street Sense, and Hard Spun in a parody of the "E Street Band" before the 2007 Breeders’ Cup at Oceanport, New Jersey’s Monmouth Park. 

Curlin, American Horse of the…

03 - NY Sportsman - 1882-12-23 p 373 - George Barbee Jockey.jpg
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (December 1882, page 373) featuring English jockey George Barbee.

Barbee moved from England to the U.S. in 1872 to ride for John Chamberlain at Monmouth Park. He won the inaugural Preakness Stakes aboard…
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