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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…

Meadors - 1944-04-18 Benjamin Ben Allyn Jones Calumet Trainer on horseback (2).jpg
This photograph features Hall of Fame racehorse trainer Benjamin Jones on horseback.

He won his first Kentucky Derby with Lawrin in 1938 and was subsequently hired by Calumet Farm in 1939.

Jones trained for Calumet for over 20 years, training…

02 - Morgan A93245 - 1955 Theodore Ted Frederick Atkinson Jockey portrait.jpg
This photographic portrait features jockey Theodore "Ted" Frederick Atkinson at Belmont Park.

Ted Atkinson (1916-2005) was America’s leading jockey by wins and money earned in 1944 and 1946.

Atkinson rode War Relic in an upset victory over the…
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