John Henry’s Cup

Title

John Henry’s Cup

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Famer John Henry as the 1981 Hollywood Gold Cup victor. In the same year, John Henry took the Oak Tree Turf Championship, the San Luis Rey Handicap, the Santa Anita Handicap, the Arlington Million, and the Jockey Club Gold Cup. He was unanimously selected as 1981 American Horse of the Year.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1981

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; 12 x 15.25 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

12 x 15.25 in.

Files

FBW1810.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “John Henry’s Cup,” The Keeneland Library, accessed January 26, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/51.

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