Earl Sande on Scales

Title

Earl Sande on Scales

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features jockey Earl Sande holding his saddle and saddle towel on the scales.

Earl Sande, inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1955, was one of the country’s most popular jockeys in the 1920s and 1930s. He had a career 26.4% winning percentage, and his many stakes wins included three Kentucky Derby (1923, 1925, 1930), five Belmont Stakes (1921, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1930), and five Jockey Club Gold Cup (1921, 1922, 1925, 1927, 1930) victories. He won the Triple Crown in 1930 atop Gallant Fox. Sande was one the country’s top riders in 1921, 1923, and 1927.

Creator

Charles Christian Cook

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

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

glass plate negative

Files

Cook 5028.tiff

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “Earl Sande on Scales ,” The Keeneland Library, accessed February 21, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/155.

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