This is one of a series of ten photographs by photographer Joe Fleischer in 1948.
We offer four of the ten photographs here at Elegant Horse Pictures.
Check out the other three Sun Beau
, and First Fiddle
Armed was Horse of the Year in 1947 and was owned by Calument Farm and trained by Ben Jones.
He was the son of Bull Lea and Armful.
Armed is rated #39 in a list of the "100 Greatest Race Horses of the 20th Century", a book by author Jacqueline Duke.
He was the son of Case Ace and Coquelicot and won 14 of the 32 races that he started.
He was owned by O. White and trained by W.M. Jeffords.
This does not come with a certificate of authenticity.