Collections Connections

  • Audience: Ages 8 and up

Collections Connections uses objects from the Museum's collections to connect youths to the horses, people, and places of the sport's past and present. Virtual series segments, designed for learners ages 8 and up, spotlight myriad stories from the rich history of thoroughbred racing. 

Episode 1: Dec. 7, 2021 — 1927 Jockey Club Gold Cup Trophy 

1927 Jockey Club Gold Cup (Museum Collection)

About: This Collections Connections segment spotlights Hall of Fame jockey Earl Sande and Triple Crown winner and Hall of Famer Gallant Fox.
Click here for video: Collections Connections - 1927 Jockey Club Gold Cup Trophy - YouTube

Episode 2: Dec. 21, 2021 — Citation 1948 Belmont Stakes Horseshoe

Citation 1948 Belmont Stakes horseshoe (Museum Collection)

About: This Collections Connections segment spotlights Hall of Fame trainer Horace A. “Jimmy” Jones and Hall of Fame Triple Crown winner Citation. 
Click here for video: Collections Connections - Citation 1948 Belmont Stakes shoe - YouTube

Episode 3: Jan. 4, 2022 — Hamburg, by Henry Stull

Hamburg, by Henry Stull (Museum Collection)

About: This Collections Connections episode highlights Hall of Fame trainer John E. Madden and Hall of Fame racehorse Hamburg. 
Click here for video: Collections Connections - Henry Stull's Hamburg - YouTube

Episode 4: Jan. 18, 2022 — War Admiral's 1937 Triple Crown Trophy 

War Admiral's 1937 Triple Crown Trophy (Museum Collection)

About: This Collections Connections episode spotlights Hall of Fame jockey Charles Kurtsinger and Hall of Fame Triple Crown winner War Admiral. 
Click here for video: Collections Connections - War Admiral's 1937 Triple Crown Trophy - YouTube

 

 

 

 

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