King Forego

Title

King Forego

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's artwork depicts Forego, American Horse of the Year for three consecutive years (1974 to 1976), still in the running for the 1977 title.

Also depicted are jockey Bill Shoemaker and racehorses Great Contractor, J.O. Tobin, Quiet Little Table, and Majestic Light. 

Ultimately, Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew would claim the title of American Horse of the Year in 1977.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1977

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; 13.5 x 19.25 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

13.5 x 19.25 in.

Files

FBW1709.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “King Forego,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 16, 2018, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/47.

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