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  • Tags: Preakness Stakes

Trainer William E. "Smiley" Adams is depicted as a caricature by Peb surrounded by a frame of black-eyed susans and labelled "Master Preakness."

Hall of Fame jockey Bill Shoemaker rests on a pillow of his career earnings as his leg is propped up in a horse shaped cast. The cast is signed with names of various stakes races.

Hall of Fame jockey Christopher John "Chris" McCarron is depicted surrounded by roses and and black-eyed susans in the winner's circle.

Jockey D.G. McHargue is draped in flowers as a caricature by humorist artist Peb following the 1975 Preakness Stakes.

Keeneland Association - Riva Ridge, Ron Turcotte up, in winner's circle with Penny Chenery, Lucien Laurin, and Eddie Sweat, Blue Grass Stakes 1972.tif
1972 Blue Grass winner Riva Ridge in the winner’s circle with owner Penny Chenery, trainer Lucien Laurin, and groom Eddie Sweat. A Triple Crown hopeful, Riva Ridge won the 1972 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes but could not take the Preakness on a…

Tony Leonard - Spectacular Bid, R.A. Smith up, Groom Herman Hall, Trainer Grover G (Bud) Delp, before 1979 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.tif
The sensational Spectacular Bid, with groom Herman Hall and trainer Bud Delp at Keeneland in April 1979.

The heavily favored colt was piloted by Ronnie Franklin to an impressive 7-length victory over Lot o’ Gold in the 1979 Blue Grass Stakes. The…

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,…

Herald Leader Ron Garrison Photo - Summer Squall, Pat Day up, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland April 14 1990.jpg
Summer Squall, with Racing Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day up, after their 1990 Blue Grass Stakes win.

Sporting Cot Campbell’s Dogwood Stable colors, Summer Squall went undefeated in all five of his starts as a two-year-old. By his three-year-old…

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.
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