Clarence Kummer

Title

Clarence Kummer

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photographic portrait features jockey Clarence Kummer.

Kummer rode Man o’ War to nine of his 11 wins in 1920. He led the country’s jockeys with earnings totaling $292,376 that year, picking up his first Preakness and Belmont Stakes victories on Man o’ War.

Kummer earned another Preakness title in 1925 atop Coventry and his second Belmont win in 1928 aboard the Max Hirsch-trained Vito.

Kummer was an exercise rider for trainer “Sunny Jim” Fitzsimmons before his death in 1930.

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

Physical Dimensions

5" x 7"

Files

Cook 13852.jpg

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “Clarence Kummer,” The Keeneland Library, accessed October 31, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/173.

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