Steven Mark “Steve” Cauthen

Title

Steven Mark “Steve” Cauthen

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey Steve Cauthen.

Steve Cauthen, son of a farrier and trainer, rode his first race at the age of 16. Within his first year of professional riding, he became America’s top rider by earnings, winning $6,151,750 (1977).

At the age of 18, Cauthen became the youngest jockey in U.S. history to win the Triple Crown (Affirmed). He was named Sports Illustrated’s Sportsman of the Year in 1978.

Cauthen was presented the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award in 1984 and was inducted into the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame in 1994.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

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

Pen and ink with watercolor; 12 x 7.5 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink with watercolor

Physical Dimensions

12 x 7.5 in.

Files

CJ005.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Steven Mark “Steve” Cauthen ,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 5, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/4.

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