Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct Racetrack

Title

Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct Racetrack

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features the Brooklyn Handicap at the old Aqueduct Racetrack in 1917. The jockey, William "Willie" Knapp, is up on Borrow. Borrow ran the 1-1/8 mile race in 1:49-2/5, setting a new American record. Frank Robinson is up on Regret who came in second, while D. Connolly is up on Old Rosebud, who came in third.

Creator

Charles Christian Cook

Date

1917-06-25

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 13908 - Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct.jpg

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “Brooklyn Handicap at Old Aqueduct Racetrack,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 13, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/174.

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