Tomy Lee in the Keeneland Paddock

Title

Tomy Lee in the Keeneland Paddock

Subject

Photography of horse sports.

Description

This photograph shows Tomy Lee in Keeneland’s paddock before the Blue Grass in 1959. Bred in England and owned by Texans Fred Turner Jr. and his wife Juliette, Tomy Lee, piloted by Bill Shoemaker, broke a track record in Keeneland’s Forerunner Stakes before notching his Blue Grass win. The pair claimed the Kentucky Derby the following week.

Creator

Featherston Collection

Date

1959

Rights

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Format

black and white photograph

Type

still image

Original Format

photographic print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

Files

Keeneland Library Featherston Collection - Tomy Lee, pre Blue Grass Stakes, 1959.tif

Citation

Featherston Collection, “Tomy Lee in the Keeneland Paddock,” The Keeneland Library, accessed May 26, 2024, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/651.

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