Nashua with Jim Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct

Title

Nashua with Jim Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features Nashua with his trainer James Edward 'Sunny Jim' Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct.

Fitzsimmons won 13 Triple Crown race (and trained two Triple Crown winners; Gallant Fox and Omaha) and trained 12 champions and 155 stakes-winning horses that won more than 470 stakes races. He was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1958. 

Nashua, U.S. Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1954), U.S. Champion Three-Year-Old Colt (1955), and U.S. Horse of the Year (1955), nearly claimed the Triple Crown in 1955. He won both the Preakness and Belmont Stakes but placed second in the Kentucky Derby.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1956-10-15

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 B1736 - 1956-10-15 Nashua with James Edward Sunny Jim Fitzsimmons Trainer at Aqueduct 5.jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “Nashua with Jim Fitzsimmons at Aqueduct,” The Keeneland Library, accessed September 27, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/232.

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