Photographer

Guy Kendall

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Creation Date

8-1932

Sex of the horse

Gelding

Sire

Joseph Guy

Dam

Unknown

Stable/ Owner

Ralph L. Sturgis

Stable/Owner Location

Portland, Maine

Driver Name

Sturgis

Race

2.22 Trot

Description

Sepia tone photograph of bay gelding Jack Hardy, owner/driver Ralph Sturgis up, finishing second behind Captain Tell, a black stallion driven by C. T. Burns in a heat of the 2.22 Trot at the Western Maine Agricultural Exposition, Gorham, Maine, August 1932. The finish line action photo captures an exchange of looks between the two drivers as they approach the finish line.

Also seen in the background, an upright piano and musicians from Hanson's Orchestra who provided a musical performance during the afternoon events. The race program states it was the Centennial Year of the annual agricultural fair. The photo is mounted inside the race program.

Keywords

Standardbred horses, American Standardbred racehorses, Maine harness racing, Maine horse racing, Sulky racing, Trotting races, New England harness racing, Agricultural Fair races, 1932a album

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