Photographer

Guy Kendall

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Creation Date

8-1932

Sex of the horse

Stallion

Sire

Unknown

Dam

Unknown

Stable/ Owner

C. T. Burns

Stable/Owner Location

Unknown

Driver Name

Burns

Race

2.22 Trot

Description

Sepia tone photograph of black stallion, trotter Captain Tell being driven to a first place finish over Jack Hardy, by owner/driver C. T. Burns in a heat of the 2.22 Trot at the Western Maine Agricultural Exposition, Gorham, Maine, August 1932. Jack Hardy was driven by owner/driver Ralph Sturgis. 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 front cover of 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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