Racing Museum Announces Photo Winners

Seventy-eight photographs from across the United States reveal the drama and fun of Thoroughbred racing in "Winning Colors," the National Museum of Racing's 7th annual photography show and contest. Winning Colors is open at the museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. through Feb. 22, 2002.

Entries were judged by professional photographers Barbara D. Livingston and Connie Frisbee Houde. Prizes are sponsored by The Blood-Horse, Fuji Film, The Equine Image, The Steeplechase Times, and Image photo shop of Saratoga Springs. The exhibit is funded in part by The Adirondack Trust Company and the New York State Council on the Arts.

This year's prize-winners are:

Best in Show: Rick Gargiulo (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) "Saratoga Sunrise"

Action Shot: Thomas G. Loser (Littleton, N.H.) "The Race Rider"

Amateur Shot: Diane Russell (Del Mar, Calif.) "Majestic Light"

Backstretch Shot: Jessica Flounders (Heuvelton, N.Y.) "Who Grooms Who"

Black and White Shot: Jill Oliver (Albany, N.Y.) "Mighty Titantico"

Honorable Mentions:
Best in Show: Carol Loeb (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.) "Little Won"

Action Shot: Statia Celeste Mumm (Tucson, Ariz.) "Battle on the Clubhouse Turn"

Amateur Shot: Gene H. McCormick (Wayne, Ill.) "Cigar in Retirement"

Backstretch Shot: Christine Arnold (West Suffield, Conn.) "You're Not Getting My Donut"

Black and White Shot: John Neely (West Hampton Beach, N.Y.) Untitled