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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.

Keeneland Association - Our Boots, Conn McCreary up, leading in Blue Grass Stakes, Whirlaway in 2nd, at Keeneland, 1941.jpg
This photograph from the 1941 Blue Grass Stakes captures future Hall of Famer Whirlaway trailing Our Boots, Conn McCreary up, while the crowd looks on. Despite the victory for Our Boots the horse would place 8th in the Kentucky Derby, while Whirlaway…

Cook 6945 - 1945-12 Citation working out at Santa Anita clean.jpg
This photograph of the American Thoroughbred Citation was taken during a workout at Santa Anita Park.

The Calumet Farm legend claimed the Triple Crown in 1948. In that same year, Citation was awarded U.S. Champion Three-Year-Old Colt, DRF…

Thayer - Whirlaway as a two year old at Saratoga (2).jpg
This conformation shot of the American Thoroughbred and Hall of Famer Whirlaway was taken at Saratoga during his two-year-old season (1940).

Whirlaway, bred and foaled at Calumet Farm in 1938, was trained by Ben Jones. He was a multiple graded…

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts Calumet Farm owner Mrs. Lucille Parker Wright Markey with U.S. Racing Hall of Fame racehorses Alydar and Davona Dale.

Alydar placed second in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes in 1978,…

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts an equine dentist inspecting a racehorse’s teeth; dentist remarks to female owner, “What do you know, I see… a Triple Crown!”
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