Meadowlands Cup

Title

Meadowlands Cup

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey Bill Shoemaker and racehorses Spectacular Bid, Smarten, Text, and Valdez in the Meadowlands Cup in October of 1979.

U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Spectacular Bid (1979 American Champion Three-Year-Old Male Horse and 1980 American Horse of the Year) took the 1979 Meadowlands Cup. He was also the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner in 1979.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1979

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; 15.25 x 10.25 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

15.25 x 10.25 in.

Files

FBW1739.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Meadowlands Cup,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 17, 2018, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/48.

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