• August Belmont

    August Belmont

    August Belmont Sr., original name August Schönberg, (December 8, 1813 – November 24, 1890) was a German-American politician, financier, foreign diplomat, and party chairman of the Democratic National Committee during the 1860s, and later a horse-breeder and racehorse owner. He was the founder and namesake of the Belmont Stakes, third leg of the Triple Crown series of American thoroughbred horse racing.

  • August Belmont Jr.

    August Belmont Jr.

    August Belmont Jr. (February 18, 1853 – December 10, 1924) was an American financier. He financed the construction of the original New York subway (1900–1904) and for many years headed the Interborough Rapid Transit Co., which ran the transit system. He also financed and led the construction of the Cape Cod Canal in Massachusetts, which opened in 1914. Belmont bought the land for and built New York's Belmont Park racetrack—named for his father—and was a major owner/breeder of thoroughbred racehorses. He served as chairman of the board of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. He also served as a director of the Southern Pacific Co., parent of the railroad, and National Park Bank.

  • August Belmont IV

    August Belmont IV (December 30, 1908 – July 10, 1995) was an American Investment banker and thoroughbred racehorse owner.

  • August Belmont, Jr.

  • August Belmont, Senior

  • August Belmont, Sr

  • August Belmont, Sr.

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  • August Belmont, Junior

  • August Belmont, Jr

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