Le Franschhoek (Western Cape) … ‘nuff said
Sathima Bea Benjamin, South African born Jazz singer
Jimmy Winkfield (US). Years active: 1900s. Won back to back Kentucky Derbies with His Eminence in 1901 and Alan-a-Dale in 1902. Winkfield also won the Latonia Derby, New Orleans Derby, Clark Handicap and Tennessee Derby, but it was in Europe where he had the biggest impact, winning a whole host of classic races including the Russian Derby (four times), Russian Oaks (five times), the Warsaw Derby (twice), the Prix President de la Republic and the Grand Prix de Deauville (two of France’s most renowed races, then and now).
Johan Victoire (France). Currently racing.
Alonzo “Lonnie” Clayton (US). Active years: 1890s. Was then youngest jockey to ever win the Kentucky Derby aboard Azra in 1892. Lonnie also won two Kentucky Oaks in 1894 and 1895, as well as numerous stakes races in New York, including the prestigious Travers Stakes at Saratoga.
Adeline Gadras (France). Currently riding.
Patrick Husbands (Barbados). Currently racing.
Tony Hamilton (US). Years active: 1880s-90s. Won the Futurity Stakes aboard Potomac in 1890, as well two Brooklyn Handicaps in 1889 and 1895.
Isaac Lewis (US). Active years: 1880s. Won the Kentucky Derby in 1887.
Sean Levey (Swaziland). Currently racing.
Africa is a Jockey. Look for the post on African (American) jockeys tomorrow on AIAC, with a portrait series of the athletes to be featured here.
My favorite photographs No. 7: Aida Muluneh
Cameroonian artist Pascale Marthine Tayou’s 2011 art work “Médailles Pascale” (53 silver medals, each comes with one of Africa’s countries’ flag colors).
People from South Sudan
(submitted and taken by http://elibrumley.tumblr.com/, THANKS!)
Cedric Nunn: Story of a photograph