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British Jockey Harry Carr, 1951

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In January 1951 British jockey Harry Carr posed for a photo on Prince Simon who was being held by A.B. Hancock, Jr. At that time Carr was the King's jockey, having been appointed in 1946. He retired from racing in 1964 after having won 1,363 winners. Published in the Lexington Herald January 13, 1951. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

In January 1951, British jockey Harry Carr posed for a photo on Prince Simon, being held by A.B. Hancock Jr. at Claiborne Stud in Paris. At that time Carr was the jockey of King George of Britain, having been appointed in 1946. He retired from racing in 1964, having ridden 1,363 winners. Prince Simon was sired at Arthur B. Hancock Sr.’s Ellerslie Stud in Virginia, then was moved to Claiborne Stud. Prince Simon was an English champion as a 3-year-old. Published in the Lexington Herald on Jan. 13, 1951. Herald-Leader Archive Photo

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