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Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. But 'tis with whip & spur the race is won

Brentford Sweepstakes. All coursers the first heat with Vigour Run. But 'tis with whip & spur the race is won

Ayō shinji kuba no zu

Ayō shinji kuba no zu

[Horses at auction or races?]

[Horses at auction or races?]

Affiche de la première Ascension équestre de Poitevin au Champ de Mars, le 7 juillet 1850.

Affiche de la première Ascension équestre de Poitevin au Champ de Mars, le 7 juillet 1850.

Takata no baba

Takata no baba

Takata no baba

Takata no baba

The Queen of the trotting turf. Manufactured by Seth Halsey, Lynchburg, Va.

The Queen of the trotting turf. Manufactured by Seth Halsey, Lynchburg, Va.

Les courses.

Les courses.

Siedel'nye ubory Sredneaziiattsev. Ubor skakovoi loshadi

Siedel'nye ubory Sredneaziiattsev. Ubor skakovoi loshadi

Obshchestvenn'iia [sic] uveseleniia Kirgiz. Prigotovlenie k skachkie

Obshchestvenn'iia [sic] uveseleniia Kirgiz. Prigotovlenie k skachkie

The jockey's prayer

The jockey's prayer

The Celebrated trotting mare Flora Temple, driven by James D. McMann: Best time in harness mile heat 2:19 3/4, two mile heats 4:50 1/2 to Wagon, mile heat 2:25

The Celebrated trotting mare Flora Temple, driven by James D. McMann: Best time in harness mile heat 2:19 3/4, two mile heats 4:50 1/2 to Wagon, mile heat 2:25

Celebrated trotting horse Henry, driven by John Murphy: As he appeared at Prospect Park, L.I. June 27th 1872, in his trot with Goldsmith Maid and Lucy

Celebrated trotting horse Henry, driven by John Murphy: As he appeared at Prospect Park, L.I. June 27th 1872, in his trot with Goldsmith Maid and Lucy

Judge Fullerton: as he appeared in harness, driven by Dan Mace

Judge Fullerton: as he appeared in harness, driven by Dan Mace

The celebrated trotting mare Huntress beating Dutchman's 3 mile time: 1872-Sept. 23rd Prospect Fair grounds L.I. purse $1,250 dash three miles, with $1000 added, to the horse beating Dutchmans time 7:32 1/2 $700 to first, $350 to second, $200 to third

The celebrated trotting mare Huntress beating Dutchman's 3 mile time: 1872-Sept. 23rd Prospect Fair grounds L.I. purse $1,250 dash three miles, with $1000 added, to the horse beating Dutchmans time 7:32 1/2 $700 to first, $350 to second, $200 to third

Fleety golddust: By old golddust, dam a Morgan mare

Fleety golddust: By old golddust, dam a Morgan mare

Harry Bassett and Longfellow at Saratoga, N.Y., July 16th 1872 [and] at Long Branch, N.J., July 2nd 1872.

Harry Bassett and Longfellow at Saratoga, N.Y., July 16th 1872 [and] at Long Branch, N.J., July 2nd 1872.

Red Cloud

Red Cloud

Best time on record. Three heats in 2:193/4, 2:161/2, 2:16: Goldsmith Maid and Judge Fullerton, in their great trot at East Saginaw, Mich. July 16th 1874

Best time on record. Three heats in 2:193/4, 2:161/2, 2:16: Goldsmith Maid and Judge Fullerton, in their great trot at East Saginaw, Mich. July 16th 1874

The celebrated trotting horse Camors, by the Gen. Knox, dam by Black Hawk: Won the first two heats in the contest for the $7,500 purse, at Buffalo, N.Y. August 7, 1874

The celebrated trotting horse Camors, by the Gen. Knox, dam by Black Hawk: Won the first two heats in the contest for the $7,500 purse, at Buffalo, N.Y. August 7, 1874

The celebrated trotting horse Gloster by volunteer, dam by Stockbridge Chief: Winner of the first prize in the $6,000 purse, for 2:20 horses, at Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 14th 1874

The celebrated trotting horse Gloster by volunteer, dam by Stockbridge Chief: Winner of the first prize in the $6,000 purse, for 2:20 horses, at Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 14th 1874

Trotting stallion Smuggler owned by H.S. Russell,(Milton, Mass.): by Blanco, dam by Herod's Tuckahoe

Trotting stallion Smuggler owned by H.S. Russell,(Milton, Mass.): by Blanco, dam by Herod's Tuckahoe

Nettie: by Rysdyk's Hambletonian, dam, and American star mare

Nettie: by Rysdyk's Hambletonian, dam, and American star mare

Dexter, Ethan Allen and mate: In their wonderful race, over the fashion course, L.I. June 21st 1867. Match for $2,000 mile heats best 3 in 5

Dexter, Ethan Allen and mate: In their wonderful race, over the fashion course, L.I. June 21st 1867. Match for $2,000 mile heats best 3 in 5

The celebrated trotting mare Lula, owned by Mr. Joseph Harker: By Alexander's Norman, dam thoroughbred

The celebrated trotting mare Lula, owned by Mr. Joseph Harker: By Alexander's Norman, dam thoroughbred

Gold dust

Gold dust

"A Scrub-race on the plains" / Lagarde sc. ; engraved for "Harper's weekly" from the picture by J.D. Smillie in the water-color exhibition.

"A Scrub-race on the plains" / Lagarde sc. ; engraved for "Harper's weekly" from the picture by J.D. Smillie in the water-color exhibition.

The great race at Baltimore, Oct. 24th, 1877: between the three grand champions of the American Turf, Parole, Ten Broeck & Tom Ochiltree

The great race at Baltimore, Oct. 24th, 1877: between the three grand champions of the American Turf, Parole, Ten Broeck & Tom Ochiltree

Parole: brown gelding by Imp. Leamington, dam Maiden by Lexington

Parole: brown gelding by Imp. Leamington, dam Maiden by Lexington

Celebrated trotting horse Prospero, by messenger Duroc, by Henry Clay: Driven by Dan Mace. Record, 2:20

Celebrated trotting horse Prospero, by messenger Duroc, by Henry Clay: Driven by Dan Mace. Record, 2:20

Edwin Forrest

Edwin Forrest

Lucille: by Exchequer

Lucille: by Exchequer

Croxie: By Clark chief. Record 2:19 1/4

Croxie: By Clark chief. Record 2:19 1/4

Proteine: by Blackwood, dam by Mambrino Chorister

Proteine: by Blackwood, dam by Mambrino Chorister

The Parson's colt: hears a trotter behind him and won't be stopped, if it is Sunday

The Parson's colt: hears a trotter behind him and won't be stopped, if it is Sunday

Bay Stallion Hambrino, by Edward Everett

Bay Stallion Hambrino, by Edward Everett

The pacing wonder Sleepy Tom, the Blind Horse: with Phillips, his driver coaxing him to "go in and win" sired by Tom Rolfe, son of Old Pocohantus

The pacing wonder Sleepy Tom, the Blind Horse: with Phillips, his driver coaxing him to "go in and win" sired by Tom Rolfe, son of Old Pocohantus

Waiting for the word

Waiting for the word

Too heavily handicapped

Too heavily handicapped

Diploma awarded by

Diploma awarded by

Trinket, by Princeps, dam Ouida, by Rysdyk's Hambletonian

Trinket, by Princeps, dam Ouida, by Rysdyk's Hambletonian

The grand stallion Maxy Cobb, by Happy Medium: driven by John Murphy

The grand stallion Maxy Cobb, by Happy Medium: driven by John Murphy

Ueno [shinobazu] keiba no zu

Ueno [shinobazu] keiba no zu

Horse race

Horse race

The horse race

The horse race

Trotting gelding Prince Wilkes by Red Wilkes: record 2:14 3/4

Trotting gelding Prince Wilkes by Red Wilkes: record 2:14 3/4

Trotting stallion Alcryon, by Alcyone: record 2:15 1/4

Trotting stallion Alcryon, by Alcyone: record 2:15 1/4

Ormonde: ridden by Fred. Archer

Ormonde: ridden by Fred. Archer

Trotting mare Belle Hamlin, record 2:12 3/4

Trotting mare Belle Hamlin, record 2:12 3/4

The grand young trotting stallion Axtell, by William L., by George Wilkes: record at 3 yrs. old 2:12, the champion record of the world

The grand young trotting stallion Axtell, by William L., by George Wilkes: record at 3 yrs. old 2:12, the champion record of the world

Trotting stallion Nelson, by Young Rolfe: record 2:14 1/4

Trotting stallion Nelson, by Young Rolfe: record 2:14 1/4

The grand California filly Sunol, record 2:10 1/2 at 3 yrs. old: by Electioneer - dam Waxana by Gen'l Benton, Grandam Waxy by Lexington

The grand California filly Sunol, record 2:10 1/2 at 3 yrs. old: by Electioneer - dam Waxana by Gen'l Benton, Grandam Waxy by Lexington

[Sumidagawa sekiya no sato]

[Sumidagawa sekiya no sato]

Grand pacer Richball, record 2:12 1/2 owned by D.L. Hughes, Keokuk, Iowa, driven by James M. Allen

Grand pacer Richball, record 2:12 1/2 owned by D.L. Hughes, Keokuk, Iowa, driven by James M. Allen

Arbuckle Bros.

Arbuckle Bros.

Trotting stallion Stamboul, by Sultan: record 2:12 1/4

Trotting stallion Stamboul, by Sultan: record 2:12 1/4

The grand stallion Allerton, by Jay Bird

The grand stallion Allerton, by Jay Bird

Trotting mare Nancy Hanks, by Happy Medium: record 2:09

Trotting mare Nancy Hanks, by Happy Medium: record 2:09

Champion pacer direct, by director: Record 2:06

Champion pacer direct, by director: Record 2:06

The great sire of trotters, Electioneer, by Rysdyk's Hambletonian

The great sire of trotters, Electioneer, by Rysdyk's Hambletonian

The mutual life leads - others follow / A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore.

The mutual life leads - others follow / A. Hoen & Co. Baltimore.

Yon Yonson

Yon Yonson

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-horse teams during race while spectators in grandstand watch; two vignettes show chariot racing and horse jumping]

[Advertising poster showing two men in classical dress riding four-horse teams during race while spectators in grandstand watch; two vignettes show chariot racing and horse jumping]

Trotting mare Nancy Hanks, record 2:04: driven by Budd Doble to a bicycle sulky built by the Chas. S. Caffrey Co. Camden, N.J.

Trotting mare Nancy Hanks, record 2:04: driven by Budd Doble to a bicycle sulky built by the Chas. S. Caffrey Co. Camden, N.J.

Arion: by Electioneer, dam Manette by Nutwood

Arion: by Electioneer, dam Manette by Nutwood

Down the road

Down the road

Champion trotting Queen, Alix, by patronage record, 2:07 3/4: Winner of the Columbian Exposition Purse $15,000, at Washington Park, Chicago, Sept. 14th, 15th and 16th, 1893, winning the first heat in 2:07 3/4; Fourtheat in 2.1 3/4; and Ninth heat, 2:09 3/4 !!!

Champion trotting Queen, Alix, by patronage record, 2:07 3/4: Winner of the Columbian Exposition Purse $15,000, at Washington Park, Chicago, Sept. 14th, 15th and 16th, 1893, winning the first heat in 2:07 3/4; Fourtheat in 2.1 3/4; and Ninth heat, 2:09 3/4 !!!

Down the road

Down the road

Down the road

Down the road

Kremlin: record 2:07 3/4

Kremlin: record 2:07 3/4

Going to the Derby

Going to the Derby

Down the road

Down the road

Great match race ( a dead heat) between Dobbins and Domino, for $10,000 a side: over the Coney Island Futurity Course, Sheepshead Bay, Long Island, August 31, 1893

Great match race ( a dead heat) between Dobbins and Domino, for $10,000 a side: over the Coney Island Futurity Course, Sheepshead Bay, Long Island, August 31, 1893

Champion Stallion, Directum, by Director: Record, 2:06 1/2

Champion Stallion, Directum, by Director: Record, 2:06 1/2

Trotting stallion Nelson, by Young Rolfe: record 2:10

Trotting stallion Nelson, by Young Rolfe: record 2:10

An unpromising pair of racers / F. Opper.

An unpromising pair of racers / F. Opper.

Warming up a sure winner / J.S. Pughe.

Warming up a sure winner / J.S. Pughe.

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Handicap [or, The handicap march]

Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

Free-for-all race at Charter Oak Park /

The first sleigh-ride /

The first sleigh-ride /

Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

Racing at Sheepshead Bay /

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

Instructing the jockey

Instructing the jockey

Sporting life written by Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks.

Sporting life written by Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks.

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

Cecil Raleigh & Seymour Hicks' great English play, Sporting life

[Entrance to grand stand, race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

[Entrance to grand stand, race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

[Ninth annual race meeting, the Berkshire Hunt, Lenox, Mass.]

[Ninth annual race meeting, the Berkshire Hunt, Lenox, Mass.]

[Club house at the race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

[Club house at the race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

Race course, Saratoga, N.Y.

Race course, Saratoga, N.Y.

[Saratoga Springs, N.Y., grand stand, Race Track]

[Saratoga Springs, N.Y., grand stand, Race Track]

[Saratoga race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

[Saratoga race track, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.]

Finish of the one mile race, Derby Day 1901, Louisville, Ky.

Finish of the one mile race, Derby Day 1901, Louisville, Ky.

Gov. Beckham and party at the races, Derby Day, Louisville, Ky.

Gov. Beckham and party at the races, Derby Day, Louisville, Ky.