Photographer

Guy Kendall

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Creation Date

10-13-1938

Sex of the horse

Gelding

Sire

Mr. McElwyn

Dam

Etta Smith by Etawah

Stable/ Owner

Jack W. Queen, Jr.

Stable/Owner Location

Norwell, Massachusetts

Driver Name

J. W. Queen, Jr.

Race

2.14 Bar Trot

Description

Black and white action photo of bay gelding, Governor Alex wearing head number four, crossing the finish of the first heat of the 2.14 Bar Trot on Thursday, October 13, 1938 at Topsham Fair in Topsham, Maine. Governor Alex finished ahead of bay gelding, Sunfire wearing head number nine, Fitzgerald up. Visible on the far left of the photograph is the third place finisher, bay gelding Harry Dillon, Crossman up. In the background it is possible to see race day officers on the judge's stand and the Voice of Maine support vehicle for the public address system.

Keywords

Standardbred horses, American Standardbred racehorses, New England harness racing, Maine harness racing, horse racing, Sulky racing, Trotting races, 1938d album

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