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Oliver Lewis Jockey (2).jpg
This is a portrait of jockey Oliver Lewis. Lewis rode Aristides to claim the inaugural running of the Kentucky Derby in 1875.

07 - Ed Brown aka Brown Dick Jockey and Trainer BW.tif
This is a digitized daguerreotype of Edward Dudley Brown (1850-1906); born into slavery, after the civil war he became a Belmont Stakes-winning jockey (Kingfisher; 1870), a Kentucky Derby-winning trainer (Baden-Baden; 1877), and a Kentucky…

04 - NY Sportsman - 1883-01-03 p 18 - William Barrett Jockey.jpg
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (January 1883, page 18) featuring jockey William Barrett.

Barrett is widely remembered for his association with the legendary match race between Ten Broeck, Tom Ochiltree, and Parole in 1877. Barrett,…

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…

01 - NY Sportsman - 1883-03-03 p 152 - Fred Archer Jockey.jpg
Digitized page of the New York Sportsman (March 1883, page 152), featuring the English jockey Fred Archer.

Archer was England's leading jockey for 13 consecutive years.

05 KEE - EL Cotton Trainer and Mrs Louis Lee LL Haggin II aka Alma Headley Haggin and Fred A Smith Jockey and Hal Price Headley Owner (2).jpg
This photograph captures a 1967 trophy presentation at Keeneland. On the far left is Thoroughbred trainer, E.L. Cotton. Second from the left is Alma Headley Haggin, wife of former Keeneland President Louis Lee Haggin II.

Second from the right is…

Wyatt - KY Association jockeys and people.jpg
This photograph features several seated and standing jockeys with a crowd of onlookers at the Kentucky Association Race Track.

Standing, from left to right: McCabe, Smyth, Vandusen, Meehan, G. Garner, C. Borel

Seated, from left to right:…

McClure - Ashland Oaks at Kentucky Association Track.jpg
This photograph was taken mid-race during the Ashland Oaks Stakes at the Kentucky Association Race Track.

National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame poster for the portfolio: “Peb, Stars of the Turf, 50th Anniversary Collection.”

The piece depicts U.S. Hall of Fame racehorse Seattle Slew and jockey Jean Cruguet. Seattle Slew, ridden by Cruguet, was…

Caricature artwork depicts the U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Seabiscuit with jockey John M. “Red” Pollard. Seabiscuit, a symbol of potential to many during the Great Depression, was American Champion Handicap Male in 1937 and 1938 and American Horse of…
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