His Royal Preakness

Title

His Royal Preakness

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts racehorse Louis Quatorze on a throne as King Louis XIV, with jockey Pat Day, trainer Nick Zito, and owners William J. Condren and Georgia E. Hofmann.

Louis Quatorze won the 1996 Preakness. Later that year, he won the Jim Dandy Stakes, came in third in the Jockey Club Gold Cup, and came in second in both the Travers Stakes and Breeders’ Cup Classic.

Also depicted are trainers Shug McGaughey III, Robert Barbara, and D. Wayne Lukas; owners Joe Cornacchia and Salah Mahmoud Fustok; and New York Racing Association’s CEO, Kenny Noe, Jr.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1996

Rights

This digital resource may be freely searched and displayed. Permission must be received for subsequent distribution in print or electronically. Physical rights are retained by the Keeneland Library. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Format

Pen and ink; 16 x 14 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

16 x 14 in.

Files

FBW2681.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “His Royal Preakness,” The Keeneland Library, accessed October 14, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/108.

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