Le Cirque Du Super Saturday

Title

Le Cirque Du Super Saturday

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts Nick Nicholson, president of Keeneland; Charles J. Cella, president of Oaklawn Park; and Barry K. Schwartz, Chairman of the New York Racing Association, in preparation for the 2001 Blue Grass Stakes, Arkansas Derby, and Wood Memorial Stakes. The racehorse entries depicted in this piece include Millenium Wind, Songandaprayer, Hero’s Tribute, Dollar Bill, Monarchos, Congaree, A P Valentine, Crafty Shaw, and Balto Star.

In 2001, Millenium Wind, ridden by Laffit Pincay, Jr., claimed the Blue Grass Stakes; Balto Star, ridden by Mark Guidry, claimed the Arkansas Derby; and Congaree, ridden by Victor Espinoza, claimed the Wood Memorial Stakes.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

2001

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; 13 x 17 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink with watercolor

Physical Dimensions

13 x 17 in.

Files

FC3716.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Le Cirque Du Super Saturday,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 13, 2019, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/84.

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