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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.
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00049053 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 1756 CARL0000052840 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/17272
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