Ten Broeck

Title

Ten Broeck

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

This image, reproduced from the Spirit of the Times, is of the American Thoroughbred Ten Broeck.

Ten Broeck was bred by John Harper and foaled near Midway, Kentucky, in June of 1872.

Ten Broeck set records at distances ranging from one to four miles. He defeated Arisitides in the 1875 Phoenix Hotel Stakes as a three-year-old, but later lost to him in the inaugural running of the Kentucky Derby

His match race victory against West Coast Mollie McCarty in 1878 is commemorated in the Kentucky folk song “Molly and Tenbrooks.”

Ten Broeck was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1982.

Date

1877-10-20

Rights

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

sketched portrair

Type

still image

Original Format

print image

Files

Spirit of the Times p 333 - 1877-10-27 Ten Broeck (2).tif

Citation

“Ten Broeck,” The Keeneland Library, accessed March 28, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/371.

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