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Meadors - 1955-12-08 Nashua (2).jpg
Conformation photograph of the American Thoroughbred Nashua taken in December of 1955.

Nashua is typically linked with his rival – the 1955 Kentucky Derby winner, Swaps. Although Nashua claimed both the Belmont and Preakness Stakes in 1955, his…

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…

CJ004.jpg
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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