Photographs and negatives of prominent horse owners and breeders, socialities and other personalities at events at Hialeah Park and other venues around Miami and Miami Beach during the winter social season.
The collection consists of 8x10 photographs, 110 mm negatives with corresponding contact prints and detailed captions on the envelopes and 4 x5 negatives. Most were shot in black and white, but there are a few color 110 mm negatives.
Views include; owners and guests at awards presentation ceremonies and black tie events at Hialeah Park and the Jockey, Palm Bay and Cricket clubs in Miami. Others show the horse racing fraternity at the track with trainers and horses.
Prominent owners, breeders and race track owners include: John Brunetti, John Wilmer Galbreath, Joseph Widener, Arthur Boyd Hancock II, Eugene Mori, John Brunetti, Samuel Riddick and Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney.
Jockeys include: Ronald Turcotte, Angel Cordero and Steve Cauthen. Trainers include Angel A. Penna, Sr. and Horatio Alger Luro.
The 2016 accural holds 4x5 negatives, contact prints and 8 x10 prints of events at Hialeah Park Race Track.