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Name Shoemaker, Bill
Role Athlete
Othernames William Lee "Bill" Shoemaker
Born 08/19/1931
Birthplace Fabens, Texas
Deceased 10/12/2003
Deceased where San Marino, California
Occupation Jockey
Titles & honors United States Champion Jockey by earnings (10 years)
United States Champion Jockey by wins
(1950, 1953, 1954, 1958, 1959)
George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award (1951)
Big Sport of Turfdom Award (1969)
Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey (1981)
Eclipse Award of Merit (1981)
Mike Venezia Memorial Award (1990)
National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame (1958)
Places of residence Baymeadows Racetrack
Relationships Horace Hahn

Associated Records

Image of 2016.005.001 - Bay Meadows Official Program, December 24, 1988.  The front of the program is mostly white with a faded blue and orange diagonally stripe on the left edge.  At the top there is a stylized logo of a silhouette of a racing horse with a jockey on it.  The words, "BAY MEADOWS" appears in blue ink below the logo.  The bottom third of the front has a picture of two jockeys on horses waiting at the starting gates, with two attendents appearing to the left of each jockey.  In blue handwritten ink the words, "Bill Shoemaker  //  Frank Olivares  //  December 24th 1988 - 8th Race".  The interior of the program has instructions on how to place bets for horse races.  The back cover is entirely taken up by on advertisement for Marlboro cigarrettes featuring the Marlboro Man.

2016.005.001 - Bay Meadows Official Program, December 24, 1988. The front of the program is mostly white with a faded blue and orange diagonally stripe on the left edge. At the top there is a stylized logo of a silhouette of a racing horse with a jockey on it. The words, "BAY MEADOWS" appears in blue ink below the logo. The bottom third of the front has a picture of two jockeys on horses waiting at the starting gates, with two attendents appearing to the left of each jockey. In blue handwritten ink the words, "Bill Shoemaker // Frank Olivares // December 24th 1988 - 8th Race". The interior of the program has instructions on how to place bets for horse races. The back cover is entirely taken up by on advertisement for Marlboro cigarrettes featuring the Marlboro Man.

Bay Meadows Official Program, December 24, 1988. The front of the program is mostly white with a faded blue and orange diagonally stripe on the left edge. At the top there is a stylized logo of a silhouette of a racing horse with a jockey on it. The words, "BAY MEADOWS" appears in blue ink below the logo. The bottom third of the front has a picture of two jockeys on horses waiting at the starting gates, with two attendents appearing to the left of each jockey. In blue handwritten ink the words, "Bill Shoemaker // Frank Olivares // December 24th 1988 - 8th Race". The interior of the program has instructions on how to place bets for horse races. The back cover is entirely taken up by

2014.027.010.056 - Races, circa 1980-2008

Races, circa 1980-2008. This is a folder of photographs of unidentified horses and jockeys during races. There are approximately 22 photographs in this folder. The location is Bay Meadows Racetrack collection box 9, folder 21.

2014.027.010.031C - Jockeys, 1988-1995 (part 3 of 3)

Jockeys, 1988-1995 (part 3 of 3). Photographs of identified jockeys, arranged alphabetically. The photographs are primarily headshots. There are approximately 81 photographs in this folder. The location is Bay Meadows Racetrack collection box 8, folder 18. The jockeys included in this folder are: Henry Moreno, Enrique Munoz, Mark Murphy, Neves, Tony Noguez, David Nuesch, Arthur Ochoa, Frank Olivares, Alan Patterson, Patton, Martin Pedroza, George Peichoto, Perez, C.C. Perkinson, Don Pierce, Larry Pierce, Lafitt Pincay, Alvaro Pineda, Privetern, Luke Proctor, Roger Pyfer, Kevin Radke, John Ramirez, Mario Resendiz, Chance Rollins, Ben Russell, Scott Saito, Randy Schacht, Chad Schvaneveld

2014.027.010.032 - Jockeys, 1991-1993

Jockeys, 1991-1993. Photographs of identified jockeys. These are primarily group photographs. The folder is arranged mostly alphabetically. There are approximately 30 photographs in this folder. The location is Bay Meadows Racetrack collection box 8, folder 19. The jockeys included in this folder are: Van Belvoir, Brian Beach, Dennis Carr, Tom Chapman , Marco Castaneda , Sam Krazner, Roy Yaka , Bryce Cooper, Eddie Delahoussaye , 'Animal' Frank, Tim Doocey, A.L. Gutierrez, Ron Hansen, Joe Judice, Kent Cochran, Johnny Longden, Sam Maple, C.C. Perkinson, Laffit Pincay, Randy Schacht, Chad Schvaneveldt, John Sellers, Bill Shoemaker, Burt Snyder, Brenda Herndez, Roy Yaka, Todd Yamamoto and

2014.027.011.003 - Jockey (negatives), 1986-1996

Jockey (negatives), 1986-1996. The folder is negatives of identified jockeys. All the negatives are in manila envelopes and most of them are headshots. The jockeys are: Vicky Aragon, Russell Baze, Omar Berrio, Corey Black, Danny Boag, Gary Boulanger, Jennifer Burman, Steve Burns, Raul Caballero, Bryan Campbell, A. Castanon, Marco Castaneda, Thomas Chapman, Jamie Comber, Charlie Comisky, Cordero , Jorge Cruz, Jody Davidson, Eddie Delahoussaye, Agapito Delgadillo, William Delia, A.L. Diaz, Tim Doocy, Rene Douglas, Miguel Espindola, David Flores, Roberto Gonzalez, Aaron Gryder, Martin Hamilton, Ron Hansen, Chris Hummel, Joe Judice, Jack Kaenel, Chris Lamance, Jerry Lambert, Brian Long, O.A.

2014.027.010.076 - Poster of Johnny Longden and Bill Shoemaker,1979

Poster of Johnny Longden and Bill Shoemaker,1979. This is a large, poster-sized portrait of Longden and Shoemaker. There appear to be standing on the infield grass at Bay Meadows and the grandstands are to the right and in the background. There is 1 photograph in this folder. The location is Bay Meadows Racetrack loose.

Image of 2014.027.016.014 - Color slides, 1979

2014.027.016.014 - Color slides, 1979

Color slides, 1979. This folder has several images of Johnny Longden and Bill Shoemaker. It also includes other jockeys, patrons placing bets and around Bay Meadows. There are approximately 63 items.

Image of 2014.027.016.022 - Famous Jockeys, circa 1934-2008

2014.027.016.022 - Famous Jockeys, circa 1934-2008

Famous Jockeys, circa 1934-2008. Including: Alex Maese, Alex Solis, Angel Cordero, Russell Baze, Bill Shoemaker, Basil James, Bill Hartack, Bill Harmatz, Corey Nakatani, Darrel McHargue, Don Pierce, Eddie Delahoussaye, Farrell Jones, Fernando Toro, Gary Stevens, George Woolf, Henry Moreno, Ismael Valenzuela, Jack Kaenel, Jack Westrope, Jerry Lambert, Jim Craswell, John Sellers, Jorge Velasquez, Juan Gonzalez, Julie Krone, Kent Desormeaux, Laffit Pincay, Lester Piggott, Johnny Longden, Manuel Ycaza, Merlin Volzke, Mike Smith, Pat Day, Pat Valenzuela, Pineda, Ralph Neves, Red Pollard, Robin Smith, Steve Cauthen, Terry Lipham, Yves St Martin. There is a physical copy of many of these images. T

Image of 2014.027.016.029 - Jockeys, circa 1934-2008

2014.027.016.029 - Jockeys, circa 1934-2008

Jockeys, circa 1934-2008. Includes A. Juarez, Alvarado, Angel Cordero, Arriaga, Avila, Russell Baze, Bill Shoemaker, Bart Snyder, Barton, Basil James, Ben Russell, Bill Gavidia, Bill Hartack, Bill Harmatz, Bisono, Bob Hack, Henry Moreno, Bonde, Gonzo, Brent Kelly, Bryan Campbell, C.C. Perkinson, Carlos, Carlos Madeira, Turtle, Carr, Carreno, Castro, Chris Antley, Chris Emigh, Chris Hummel, Chris Lamance, Chris Loseth, Christine Davenport, Corey Nakatani, Corrales, Danny Cordoza, Danny Sorenson, Danny Valesquez, Danny Winick, Darrel McHargue, David Flores, David Patton, Elliott Demesme, Dennis Tierney, Derek Smith, Don Pierce, Duran, Eddie Delahoussaye, Chris McCarron, Eddie Razo, Edgar Arria

Image of 2014.027.016.038 - Trainers, circa 1934-2008

2014.027.016.038 - Trainers, circa 1934-2008

Trainers, circa 1934-2008. Photographs of mostly identified trainers (with some identified horses, jockeys and owners), including: A.T. Doyle, Harry Aleo, Allen Rogers, Armando, Art Sherman, Ash, Audrey Burch, Bill Delia, Barney Willis, Barrera, Barry Trinchard, Ben Jones, Betsy, Bill Anton, Bill Mahorney, William Mastrangelo, Bill McMeans, Bill Morey, Bill Master, Neil Drysdale, Bob Baffert, Bob Hack, Bob Jeanotte, Bonde, Gonzo, Borg, Bret Layne, Brian Koriner, Brian Webb, Brook, Bud Klokstad, Buster Pollard, Butch, C.B. Hixon, Charlie Comiskey, C.L. Utley, Carla Gaines, Casey Doyle, Cecil Jolly, Cecilia, Charles Whittingham, Chuck Murphy, Citation with Jimmy Jones, Cliff Delima, Craig and