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Title
Johnny Longden "The Pumper"
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1950
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Used in the Exhibit: Play by Play - A Century of L.A. Sports Photography, 1899-1989.
Johnny Longden, aboard Noor. Known as "The Pumper," Longden was the only person in throughbred history to win the Kentucky Derby as a trainer and jockey. His final ride came in 1966 at Santa Anita, when he steered George Royal to a photo-finish victory before 60,729 fans; the dramatic farewell, which gave Longden 6,032 career wins, has been voted the greatest moment in Santa Anita history. He died in 2003. Photograph dated July 24, 1950.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00049053
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1756
CARL0000052840
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17272
Subject
Longden, Johnny,--1907-2003
Santa Anita Park (Arcadia, Calif.)
Horse racing--California--Arcadia
Race horses--United States
Jockeys--United States
Racetracks (Horse racing)--California--Arcadia
Arcadia (Calif.)
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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