Fit!

Title

Fit!

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts racehorse Fit to Fight, 1984 Eclipse Award contender for Outstanding Older Male Horse, with trainer MacKenzie Miller and owner Paul Mellon. Mellon’s Rokeby Stables is depicted in Miller’s sweatshirt.

Fit to Fight became the fourth horse in history to win the New York Handicap Triple, joining U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductees Whisk Broom II, Tom Fool, and Kelso.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1984

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; 16 x 13 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

16 x 13 in.

Files

FBW1941.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Fit!,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 13, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/55.

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