Hooper’s Science

Title

Hooper’s Science

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts owner and breeder Fred William Hooper with one of his most notable horses, U.S. Racing Hall of Famer Precisionist. Hooper is examining other contenders before the 1986 Marlboro Cup Handicap, including Roo Art, Mogambo, Ogygian, Lady’s Secret, Ends Well, and Turkoman.

Precisionist won the Californian Stakes, Woodward Stakes, and San Pasqual Handicap in 1986, but Turkoman took the Marlboro Cup Handicap.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1986

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; 14 x 13 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

14 x 13 in.

Files

FBW1288.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Hooper’s Science ,” The Keeneland Library, accessed September 22, 2018, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/56.

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