About The Sir Barton Project

JKelly08My name is Jennifer Kelly. Thank you for visiting The Sir Barton Project! In 1919, Sir Barton won America’s first Triple Crown, dominating the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes (plus the Withers Stakes) in 32 days. My book, Sir Barton and the Making of the Triple Crown, covers this historic achievement as well as the life and career of this pioneering horse. Published by the University Press of Kentucky, this book will be available online and at your favorite bookseller in May 2019.

This blog is meant to cover topics related to Sir Barton and his era. I share stories that both connect our current racing scene to the career of Sir Barton and celebrate a milestone from racing during the first part of the twentieth century.


3 thoughts on “About The Sir Barton Project

  1. Im
    Vacationing here at French Lick IN where the photos of all
    kY derby winners aremposted in the 1875 restaurant. Grew up with a painting of Caracticus over our dining room table. I would love to read & review an advance copy. Glanger1@att.net.
    Also see my award winning book “50
    Ways to Worry Less Now: Reject Negative Thinking to Find Peace, Clarityand Connection.” gigilanger.com


    1. Thanks, Gigi! I wish I could provide, but my publisher is the one in charge of advanced copies. I am unable to distribute them. Thanks for stopping by!


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