Burley Parke and Noor (2)

Title

Burley Parke and Noor (2)

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features trainer Burley Elijah Parke with the Thoroughbred Noor.

Parke began his career as a jockey (second-leading rider in the country in 1921) before becoming an assistant trainer. As a trainer, he won nine Futurities at Belmont, Washington, Keeneland, and Arlington in the 1940s. Parke was hired by Seabiscuit owner, Charles Howard, in the late 1940s.

Parke began his career as a jockey (second-leading rider in the country in 1921) before becoming an assistant trainer. As a trainer, he won nine Futurities at Belmont, Washington, Keeneland, and Arlington in the 1940s. Parke was hired by Seabiscuit owner, Charles Howard, in the late 1940s.

Parke ranked among the country’s top five trainers seven times and was inducted into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1986.

Noor was inducted into the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 2002.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1950-08-11

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

acetate negative

Files

Morgan A69557B - Burley E Parke Trainer and Noor on Air Transport.jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “Burley Parke and Noor (2),” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 8, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/191.

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