Distinguished horses with distinctive owners are a Saratoga tradition. Arrayed alongside their racing colors are some of the spa's most notable notables
The granddaddy of all the Whitneys and of U.S. racing was mustachioed W.C. His Goldsmith won the first Saratoga Special.
A.G. Vanderbilt is The Jockey Club's maverick. He daringly shed his coat on opening day of this season.
George Widener, turf patron and all-night dancer at the spa', casinos, gave a cup to Samuel Riddle, owner of Man o' War.
Zelda Fitzgerald? Not in a Saratoga box! This is Isabel Sloane, who was famed for her bridge parties.
Llangollen Farm's Liz Tippett (she tested for Scarlett) talks to C. V. Whitney, heir to W.C.'s colors.
Jock Whitney, one of Mrs. Tippett's three exes (he was a GWTW backer) is the co-owner of Greentree Stable.
Warren Wright made dough in baking powder, built Calumet Farm, His Bull Lea sired Triple Crown winner Citation.
Elizabeth Arden often personally applied her lotions to ailing horses. The formula worked; she won many Saratoga stakes.