Historical Art PhotoNews Posters Circa 1946 - 1952
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“Middleground” Wins 76th Kentucky Derby
Talon Wins Santa Anita Handicap
1. "There're off", at Churchill Downs, as the best horses and jockeys in the country engage in America's turf classic. 2. "Middleground" wins in driving finish which thrilled crowd of 100,000. 3. In winner's circle, Max Hirsch, trainer, is congratulated by a friend as he holds the winner, with 16-year old jockey Boland up.
Wire photo shows Talon, outside, gray Argentine galloper, putting his nose across finish line ahead of On Trust in a photo finish to win $100,000 Handicap at Santa Anita, Cal. 3rd is Double Jay.
Dead Heat At Hialeah
“Jet Pilot” Wins Derby By A Head
Ponder Wins 75th Kentucky Derby
Grandson Helps “Boot In” Churchill’s Horse
Scenes at the famous Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs: 1. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, left, and Admiral Wm. Halsey were among the 120,000 spectators 2. Official photo of finish. 3. Another shot of finish: 1. Jet Pilot; 2. Phalanx; 3. Faultless. 4. In winner's circle: Jockey Guerin, Mrs. Elizabeth Graham, owner, and trainer Tom Smith.
Wirephoto copy of picture made by the photo finish camera at the race track at Hialeah, Florida, when Compare, No.6, and Covenant, No.7, ran a dead heat for first place. The tie caused a two-way payoff on the daily double.
Scenes from Churchill Downs, Louisville, Ky., show: 1. Ponder crosses finish nne with Capol2nd, Palestinian, 3rd. 2. Close up of finish. 3. As Gov. Clements, Ky., left, and winning jockey Steve Brooks, right, look on, Calument Farms Trainer Ben Jones accepts cup from Matt Winn, pres. of Churchill Downs. 4. Jones, Ponder and Brooks in Winner's Circle
Young Winston Churchill claps his hands in glee as Colonist II, owned by his famous grandfather and namesake, wins the Lime Tree Stakes at Windsor, England. Britain's wartime minister chews his ever-present cigar, while Mrs. Churchill leans on the rail of the box.
1. The winner of the" Kentucky Derby, "Citation", with jockey Eddie Arcaro up, receives a garland of roses emblematic of victory. 2. View of the finish. 3. Arcaro hold$ up four fingers to indicate the number of times he has brought home Winners in the famous Kentucky Derby.
Rider Ted McCoy is thrown clear as the showhorse "Churchill" twists in mid air after failing to clear hurdle at the Melbourne, Australia, Agricultural Show. Horse broke its neck and was killed instantly. McCoy escaped injury.
Jones and Celebrities
Miami, Fla. - Calumet Farm' two turf kings Citation (left) and Coaltown, stand beside trainer Jimmy Jones at Hialeah Park race track. Citation won last year's triple crown - Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Coaltown has already equaled two world's records. Jimmy is understandably proud of his proteges.
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