Crusader with Sande up

Title

Crusader with Sande up

Subject

Photography of horse sports

Description

Photograph of the American Thoroughbred Crusader with jockey Earl Sande up.

Crusader, sired by Man o’ War out of Star Fancy, was bred and owned by Sam Riddle. Trained by G.R. Tompkins, Crusader was honored as Horse of the Year in 1926, with a three-year-old record of 9-4-0 from 15 starts and earnings of $166,033. He was inducted in the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame in 1995.

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. He had a career 26.4% winning percentage, and 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. Sande was the country’s top rider in 1921, 1923, and 1927.

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 3838 - Earl Sande Jockey on  Crusader.jpg

Citation

Charles Christian Cook, “Crusader with Sande up,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 27, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/381.

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