Harry Payne Whitney
American businessman and horse breeder
Harry Payne Whitney
Harry Payne Whitney was an American businessman, thoroughbred horsebreeder, and member of the prominent Whitney family.
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Welcome to the World - Foster's Daily Democrat
Google News - over 5 years
Grandparents are Therese R. and William A. Klingensmith, Elaine and Harry Whitney, Cindy and James Hink, and Carrol and Dennis Mushero. A son, Hunter Michael Colton, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, on July 20, 2011, to Temeka Dexter and Matthew Colton, Jr.,
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Births, Aug. 17, 2011 - Press Herald
Google News - over 5 years
Grandparents: Therese and William Klingensmith; Elaine and Harry Whitney; Cindy and James Hink; Carrol and Dennis Mushero. Hunter Michael Colton, born July 20 to Matthew Colton Jr. and Temeka Dexter, Sanford. Grandparents: Matthew Sr. and Robin Colton;
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Groundswell recognizes Golden Gardens as their "Park of the Month" - Ballard News Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
Harry Whitney Treat developed Golden Gardens Park as an amusement park in 1908. giving its current name at that time. Seattle purchased the park, including its woodlands, or Upper Forest, in 1923 creating Golden Gardens as we know it now
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Create a custom date range - Orlando Sentinel
Google News - almost 6 years
Joda Connell was hired as market manager, Harry Whitney as personal banker and Moriah Larson as assistant manager at Old Florida National Bank's Lake Mary branch. Cathy Howard-Boswell was hired as a private mortgage banker at Wells Fargo Private Bank
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Golden run for top horse - Cobar Age
Google News - almost 6 years
COLIN HODGES: His mining industry job prevented trainer Wayne Prisk being trackside at Gilgandra last Saturday when Cobar syndicate horse, Persian Gold won the Harry Whitney Memorial Maiden Plate over 1200 metres. Part-owners Robert Everett and
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MUSIC REVIEW | KRONOS QUARTET; Premieres Range in Palette From Balkans to Argentina
NYTimes - almost 9 years
When writing ''... hold me, neighbor, in this storm...,'' Aleksandra Vrebalov, a Serbian composer living in New York City, was inspired by the musical fusion of diverse cultures in the Balkans, artistic marriages that thrive in a region long troubled by ethnic intolerance. Her work, which seemed particularly relevant in light of recent nationalist
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In the Region /Long Island; The High End: Indoor Pools, and Racquetball Courts
NYTimes - over 17 years
ALTHOUGH Long Island has lost many of the manor houses built around the turn of the century, they are rapidly being replaced by a new generation of much smaller houses that offer similar luxuries and comfort. ''What many of my clients share in common with early 20th century entrepreneuers is that they are visionaries in business and visionaries in
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On a Slice of the Whitney Estate, a New Subdivision
NYTimes - over 20 years
ALMOST a century after William C. Whitney bought 630 acres here for a country estate, the once-huge holding that lay south of Northern Boulevard and east of Glen Cove Road has dwindled to 10.5 acres. All but one of its many houses and outbuildings have been sold off. Whitney, who died in 1904, purchased the land in 1898. A lawyer and a businessman,
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FILM REVIEW: ANDRE; A Girl and Her Seal: An Interspecies Friendship
NYTimes - over 22 years
"The winter weather grew bleaker and so did Andre's spirits," says the narrator of "Andre" as the star (Tory the Sea Lion) acts the dickens out of this moment. Posed thoughtfully beside his bathtub, Andre twitches his whiskers, blinks his big brown eyes and offers the camera his sad, noble profile. Compared with Andre, who can also make raspberry
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Harry Payne Whitney
    FIFTIES
  • 1930
    Age 57
    Harry Whitney died in 1930 at age fifty-eight.
    More Details Hide Details He and his wife are interred in the Woodlawn Cemetery, The Bronx. TIME magazine reported that at the time of his death, Harry Payne Whitney's estate was appraised by New York State for tax collection purposes at $62,808,000 net.
  • FORTIES
  • 1920
    Age 47
    The benefactor to many organizations, in 1920 H. P. Whitney financed the Whitney South Seas Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, Rollo Beck's major zoological expedition that sent teams of scientists and naturalists to undertake botanical research and to study the bird population of several thousand islands in the Pacific Ocean.
    More Details Hide Details The Whitney Collection of Sporting Art was donated in his memory to the Yale University Art Gallery.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1906
    Age 33
    Whitney's colt Burgomaster won the 1906 Belmont Stakes and also received Horse of the Year honors.
    More Details Hide Details Amongst many, Whitney's breeding operation produced Equipoise and Johren. Whitney's stable won the following prestigious U.S. Triple Crown races: His Lexington, Kentucky stud farm was passed on to his son, C.V. Whitney, who owned it until 1989 when it became part of Gainesway Farm.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1896
    Age 23
    On August 25, 1896 he married Gertrude Vanderbilt, a member of the wealthy Vanderbilt family with whom he had three children: Flora Payne Whitney (1897), Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (1899), and Barbara Whitney (1903).
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  • 1894
    Age 21
    Harry Payne Whitney studied at Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts then attended Yale University, graduating with a law degree in 1894.
    More Details Hide Details He was a member of the Skull and Bones. In 1904, H. P. Whitney inherited $24,000,000 from his father and in 1917 approximately $12,000,000 from his uncle, Oliver Hazard Payne.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1876
    Age 3
    An avid sportsman, he was a ten-goal polo player. His love of the sport was inherited from his father who had been involved with polo when it was first organized in the United States in 1876 by James Gordon Bennett, Jr. H. P. Whitney organized the U. S. polo team that beat England in 1909. "Whitney Field" polo field near Saratoga Springs, New York is named for him.
    More Details Hide Details He was also a board member of the Montauk Yacht Club and competed with his yacht Vanitie in the America's Cup. Whitney also served on the board of directors of the Long Island Motor Parkway, built by his wife's cousin, William Kissam Vanderbilt II. Whitney also enjoyed quail hunting and purchased the Foshalee Plantation in northern Leon County, Florida from Sydney E. Hutchinson of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Harry Payne Whitney was a major figure in thoroughbred horse racing. He inherited a large stable from his father (including the great filly Artful and her sire Hamburg, and in 1915 established a horse breeding farm in Lexington, Kentucky where he developed the American polo pony by breeding American Quarter Horse stallions with his thoroughbred mares. He was thoroughbred racing's leading owner of the year in the United States on eight occasions and the breeder of almost two hundred stakes race winners. His leading sire was first Hamburg and then the great sire Broomstick, by Ben Brush. His Kentucky-bred horse Whisk Broom II (sired by Broomstick) raced in England, then at age six came back to the U.S. where he won the New York Handicap Triple. He also owned Upset, who gave Man o' War the only loss of his career.
  • 1872
    Born
    Born in 1872.
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