Man o’ War’s funeral: Remarkable final tribute for majestic champion



The negatives brought to life one of the most significant – and bizarre – moments in horse racing history.

One revealed a portrait reportedly taken Oct. 29, 1947, of Man o’ War. James W. Sames III, an aspiring photographer from Lexington, Ky., said it was the last photograph of Man o’ War alive. It was mesmerizing.

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