Wayne Wright on Polynesian at Belmont Park

Title

Wayne Wright on Polynesian at Belmont Park

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph, taken in May of 1946, features jockey Wayne Danforth Wright up on Polynesian.

Wright was the leading North American jockey twice in his 18-year career for earnings, in both 1934 and 1936.

Polynesian, the 1945 Preakness Stakes winner, was the country's Champion Sprint Horse in 1947.

Creator

Bernard Stanley Morgan

Date

1946-05-30

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 A53734 - 1946-05-30 Wayne Danforth Wright Jockey on Polynesian walking onto track at Belmont Park (2).jpg

Citation

Bernard Stanley Morgan, “Wayne Wright on Polynesian at Belmont Park,” The Keeneland Library, accessed February 28, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/233.

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