Kelso

Title

Kelso

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features the American Thoroughbred Kelso with an unidentified handler.

Kelso won Horse of the Year in 1960 - a title he held for five consecutive years (1960 to 1964). With his record of 63 starts for 39 wins, 12 seconds, and 2 thirds, Kelso had career winnings of $1,977,896. He consistently appears on listings of the country's top racehorses of the 20th century.

Creator

Joel Clyne Meadors

Date

1965-04-21

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 - 1965-04-21 Kelso 1.jpg

Citation

Joel Clyne Meadors, “Kelso,” The Keeneland Library, accessed February 28, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/230.

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