Sir Barton with Sande up

Title

Sir Barton with Sande up

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Sir Barton with jockey Earl Sande up.

As a three-year-old in 1919, Sir Barton won the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes (by five lengths, setting a new American record). He was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1957.

Sir Barton is often remembered in association with Man o' War, although the two met only once on the track. On October 12, 1920, Sir Barton lost the seminal match race against Man o' War at Kenilworth Park in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Earl Sande, inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1955, was one of the country’s most popular jockeys in the 1920s and 1930s. His many stakes wins included three Kentucky Derby (1923, 1925, 1930), five Belmont Stakes (1921, 1923, 1924, 1927, 1930), and four Jockey Club Gold Cup (1921, 1922, 1927, 1930) victories. He won the Triple Crown in 1930 atop Gallant Fox.

Creator

Charles Christian Cook

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

glass plate negative

Files

Cook 3424 - Earl Sande Jockey on Sir Barton.jpg

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “Sir Barton with Sande up,” The Keeneland Library, accessed August 5, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/380.

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