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Salvator

Salvator

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Description
A black and white print of a standing race horse with a jockey.
Salvator was foaled in 1886 by Daniel Swigert from Prince Charlie and Salina, making him a descendant of Lexington. He was owned by James Ben Ali Haggin, who had his dam Salina shipped to California while she was pregnant with Salvator. Salvator was trained by Matthew Byrnes and ridden by George Garrison. Salvator made his debut in 1888 against Proctor Knott and lost. They would become rivals, but Salvator was never able to beat Proctor in the two more times they raced each other. His next rival was Tenny, whom he raced in several Handicapps in 1890 and consistently defeated. Salvator went on to win 16 of his 19 starts and gather $113, 240 in prize money before retiring to stud, where he was not a success. He was one of the first horses inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame in 1955.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
Date made
n.d.
maker
unknown
place made
World
Measurements
image: 6 1/4 in x 10 in; 15.875 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
DL.60.3633
catalog number
60.3633
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Horses
Horse Racing
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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