Daniel O'Leary, of Chicago, leads
Edward Payson Weston
of Providence, RI., in a
£1,000 sweepstakes
at the Agricutural Hall,
Islington, London, March, 1877
Gilmore's Garden (latterly Madison Square Garden), New York,
hosts the start of the 3rd Astley International Belt contest, March, 1879.

From Left to right:    Charlie Rowell, the "Cambridge Wonder", England
Charles Harriman, the "Steamboat", USA
Daniel O'Leary, the "Plucky Pedestrian", Ireland
"Honest" John Ennis, Ireland
Peter Crossland
the
"Sharp Sheffield Blade"
(Sheffield, England)
George Cartwright,
the
"Walsall Flyer"
(Birmingham, England)
William Gentleman
the
"Bethnall Green Wonder"
(London, England)
Robert Vint
the
"Brooklyn Cobbler"
(Ireland)
Sam Merritt
(Bridgeport,
CT., USA)
Peter Panchot
(Buffalo,
N. Y., USA)
"Old Sport"
  Campana 
(Bridgeport,
CT., USA)

More 1st Astley International Belt race action at Islington, London, 1878.

Left: Henry Vaughan (Chester, England)

Middle: Daniel O'Leary (Chicago, USA)

Right: Henry "Blower" Brown (Fulham, England)

1st Astley International Belt race action
at the Agricultural Hall, Islington, London, from The Pictorial World, published on
30 March, 1878, shows (from left to right):

Henry Vaughan, Chester
George Ide, North Woolwich
Henry 'Blower' Brown, Fulham
Daniel O'Leary, Chicago
J. Smith, York
William 'Corkey' Gentleman, Bethnall Green
George Johnson, Barrow-in-Furness