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Hemment v.6 4626 - 1908 Owners and Trainers at Saratoga.tif
This photograph, taken in 1908, features a group of Thoroughbred owners and trainers in conversation on benches at Saratoga Race Course.

Cook 3206 - John Edward Madden Owner Trainer (2).jpg
This is a photograph of John Edward Madden, inductee of both the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame and the Harness Racing Hall of Fame.

Madden was a prominent Thoroughbred and Standardbred owner, breeder, and trainer of the late 19th and early 20th…

Meadors - Arthur Boyd AB Bull Hancock Jr Owner and his father Arthur Boyd Hancock Owner in office at Claiborne.jpg
This photograph features owners Arthur Boyd "A.B. Bull" Hancock, Jr. (left) and his father, Arthur Boyd Hancock (right), in the Claiborne Farm office.

Meadors - 1959-06-30 Jimmy Drymon, son of Ira Drymon Owner of Gallagher Stud (2).jpg
This is a photograph of James "Jimmy" Drymon, Thoroughbred owner and son of owner/breeder Ira Drymon.

Hemment v.4 2799 - 1905 James B Diamond Jim Brady Owner and Arthur E Redfern Jockey at Saratoga sepia.tif
This photograph features Thoroughbred owner James B. "Diamond Jim" Brady and jockey Arthur Redfern in conversation at Saratoga Race Course in 1905.

Brady, Gilded Age businessman and financier, is often remembered for his voracious appetite and…

Hemment v.2 1322 - William Collins Whitney Owner and August Belmont Jr Owner.tif
This photograph features Thoroughbred owners William Collins Whitney (left) and August Belmont II (right).

Whitney, financier, political reformer, and Secretary of the Navy under President Cleveland, founded his Thoroughbred breeding operation at…

Cook 12320 - 1941-05-17 Alfred Gwynne AG Vanderbilt Jr II Owner and John Gilbert Jockey and Ogden Phipps at Belmont Withers Stakes Phipps (2).jpg
This photograph features (from left to right) Alfred Gwynne "A.G." Vanderbilt, Jr., jockey John Gilbert, and Thoroughbred owner Ogden Phipps at the 1941 Withers Stakes at Belmont Park.

King Cole, owned by Phipps and ridden by Gilbert, claimed the…

Cook 4289 - Harry Payne HP Whitney Owner and James Robert Keene Owner (2).jpg
This photograph features Thoroughbred owners Harry Payne "H.P." Whitney (left) and James Robert Keene (right) in conversation.

Harry Payne Whitney, American businessman, avid sportsman, and prominent Thoroughbred owner, was the leading U.S. owner…

Cook 1092 - Alfred Gwynne AG Vanderbilt Jr II Owner.tif
This is a photograph of Alfred Gwynne "A.G." Vanderbilt, Jr. Vanderbilt, owner of Sagamore Farm, was a founding member of the Westchester Racing Association, owner and two-time president of Pimlico Race Course, President of Belmont Park, a member of…

Cook 788 - August Belmont Jr Owner (2).jpg
This is a photograph of August Belmont II.

Belmont founded Belmont Park, served as the first president of the Jockey Club, chaired the New York State Racing Commission, and was one of the founding members of the National Steeplechase Association.…
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