John P. Loftus

Title

John P. Loftus

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This is a photographic portrait of jockey John P. "Johnny" Loftus. In 1919 he rode both Sir Barton to a Triple Crown sweep and Man o' War to victory.

Other notable wins include the Travers Stakes (1916), Hopeful Stakes (1913, 1919), Jerome Handicap (1916), Withers Stakes (1916, 1919), Toboggan Handicap (1916, 1919), Gazelle Handicap (1917), and the Kentucky Oaks (1917).

Loftus was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1959.

Creator

Charles Christian Cook

Rights

These digital resources 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

glass plate negative

Files

Cook 13842 - John Loftus Jockey.jpg

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “John P. Loftus,” The Keeneland Library, accessed September 19, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/247.

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