Oil on canvas, 10” x 14”
Signed, dated 1898
Provenance: Carspecken Scott Gallery, Wilmington, DE
Tournament was bred in California by James Ben Ali Haggin, of Elmendorf Farm fame, and was raced by George Hearst, a wealthy businessman, U. S. senator, and father of William Randolph Hearst. He won the Great Eastern Handicap at 2, and at 3 he took the Lawrence Realization Stakes, Jerome Handicap, Choice Stakes, and Omnium Handicap. He was considered the best 3-year-old male of the 1890s.