Lucky Debonair with Bill Shoemaker up at Keeneland

Title

Lucky Debonair with Bill Shoemaker up at Keeneland

Subject

Photography of horse sports.

Description

Lucky Debonair was the third consecutive runner to claim the Kentucky Derby after securing a Blue Grass win. The betting favorite, piloted by Bill Shoemaker (up), bested Swift Ruler by 1/2 length. Shoemaker’s Derby victory the following week was the Racing Hall of Famer’s third after his 1955 (Swaps) and 1959 (Tomy Lee) wins.

Creator

Ed Weddle, Thoroughbred Times Collection

Date

1965

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 TT Collection Ed Weddle Photo - Lucky Debonair, William Billy Shoemaker up, Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland 1965.jpg

Citation

Ed Weddle, Thoroughbred Times Collection, “Lucky Debonair with Bill Shoemaker up at Keeneland,” The Keeneland Library, accessed May 26, 2024, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/653.

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