Calumet Balloon

Title

Calumet Balloon

Subject

Horse racing in art

Description

Peb's caricature/humorist artwork depicts U.S. Racing Hall of Fame trainer John M. Veitch, head trainer for Calumet Farm from 1976 until 1982, with jockey Jeffrey Fell and U.S. Racing Hall of Fame racehorse Alydar in the “Calumet” balloon en route to the Arlington Classic in 1978.

Alydar won the Flamingo Stakes, Florida Derby, Arlington Classic Stakes, Travers Stakes, and Whitney Handicap in 1978. This is the same year he placed second in all three Triple Crown Races—the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes.

Creator

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb

Date

1978

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; 16.5 x 12 in.

Type

still image

Original Format

Pen and ink

Physical Dimensions

16.5 x 12 in.

Files

FBW1719.jpg

Collection

Citation

Pierre Bellocq, aka Peb, “Calumet Balloon ,” The Keeneland Library, accessed December 10, 2018, https://keenelandlibrary.omeka.net/items/show/91.

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