Northern Dancer with trainer Horatio Luro

Title

Northern Dancer with trainer Horatio Luro

Subject

Photography of Horse Sports

Description

Northern Dancer, with Racing Hall of Fame trainer Horatio Luro, at Keeneland in April 1964.

Northern Dancer swept the 1964 Flamingo Stakes, Florida Derby, and Blue Grass Stakes en route to the Kentucky Derby. He won the 1964 Derby by a neck under Bill Hartack, setting a record time of 2:00 on a fast track that stood until Secretariat’s record-breaking win in 1973.

The once unassuming Windfield Farms yearling won seven of his nine starts as a two-year-old, and he met his three-year-old prep series nearly flawlessly before being sent off as the favorite in the 1964 Blue Grass Stakes. Piloted by Bill Hartack, Norther Dancer bested Allen Adair by 1/2 length.

Creator

Keeneland Association

Date

1964

Rights

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Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

photographic print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Files

Keeneland Association - Northern Dancer with trainer Horatio Luro, prepping for Blue Grass Stakes 1964.tif

Citation

Keeneland Association, “Northern Dancer with trainer Horatio Luro,” The Keeneland Library, accessed May 26, 2024, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/649.

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