Bold Ruler

Title

Bold Ruler

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features Bold Ruler with an unknown handler.

Bold Ruler, sire of Secretariat, was the country's Three-Year-Old Champion Male and American Horse of the Year in 1957. He was named U.S. Champion Sprint Horse in 1958 and went on to hold the title of leading sire in North America for seven consecutive years (1963-1969) and again in 1973. He was bred by Gladys Mills Phipps and foaled on April 6, 1954 at Claiborne Farm. He would later retire to stud at Claiborne.

Creator

Joel Clyne Meadors

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

Meadors - Bold Ruler in front of stable.jpg

Citation

Joel Clyne Meadors, “Bold Ruler,” The Keeneland Library, accessed October 14, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/227.

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