Bassett’s B.C. ‘94

Title

Bassett’s B.C. ‘94

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts James Edward “Ted” Bassett III, President of the Keeneland Association from 1969 to 1986.

Ted Bassett served as the Chairman of the Kentucky Horse Park from 1980 to 1983, President of the Thoroughbred Racing Association from 1985 to 1986, President of the UK Equine Research Foundation from 1986 to 1989, Chairman of the Keeneland Association from 1986 to 2001, Trustee of the Keeneland Association through 2006, President of the Breeders’ Cup from 1988 to 1996, and Chairman of World Racing Championship Series from 1996 to 2004. He was awarded the Eclipse Award of Merit in 1996.

In 2019 he was inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame as a Pillar of the Turf.

This piece features Bassett in the context of the 1994 Breeders’ Cup at Churchill Downs.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1994

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 with watercolor; 17.5 x 13.5 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink with watercolor

Physical Dimensions

17.5 x 13.5 in.

Files

FC1053.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Bassett’s B.C. ‘94,” The Keeneland Library, accessed February 25, 2020, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/78.

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