Benjamin Jones

Title

Benjamin Jones

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This photograph features Hall of Fame racehorse trainer Benjamin Jones on horseback.

He won his first Kentucky Derby with Lawrin in 1938 and was subsequently hired by Calumet Farm in 1939.

Jones trained for Calumet for over 20 years, training legends including Triple Crown winners Whirlaway and Citation. He was the leading money-winning trainer for four years (1941, 1943, 1944, and 1952).

Both Benjamin and his son, Jimmy are in the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame.

Creator

Joel Clyne Meadors

Date

1944-04-18

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 - 1944-04-18 Benjamin Ben Allyn Jones Calumet Trainer on horseback (2).jpg

Citation

Joel Clyne Meadors, “Benjamin Jones,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 21, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/292.

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