Race fans make a strong move to claim this fantastic collection of vintage horse racing memorabilia. Dating from the 1950s-1990s, this exciting assortment is packed with generally better to like-new commemorative items, recalling "Triple Crown" events, including the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. Also figuring in the mix are autographs from prominent jockeys and a few representatives of the Breeder's Cup.
c.1970 Monmouth Park Salutes the Legends of Racing 22x18 poster multi-signed by (12) with average ("8-9") strength: Manuel Ycaza, Walter Blum, Johnny Longden, Ted Atkinson, Eddie Arcaro, Johnny Sellers, Braulio Baeza, Heliodoro Gustines, Howard Grant, Sam Boulmetis, Bill Passmore and Bobby Ussery. This poster is rolled with moderate wear. No autograph authentication due to time/cost restraints.
Eddie Arcaro single-signed ("7-8") photo with "Best Wishes" salutation. Photo is rolled with moderate wear. No autograph authentication due to time/cost restraints.
1974 Sports Illustrated 22x18 Living Legends Eddie Arcaro lithograph by Daniel Bennett Schwartz. LE numbered "706/1,500" and signed by Arcaro ("8-9") in framed display measuring 25x21 overall. No autograph authentication due to time/cost restraints.
c.1970s Turf & Field 18x22 Secretariat Triple Crown Winner poster with multiple photos, framed to overall dimensions of 19-1/2 x 25-1/2. Frame shows moderate wear.
1974 Churchill Downs 100th Running Kentucky Derby commemorative metal tray, with results for all KD races from 1875-1973. Shows light to moderate wear, with strong paint detail and fairly clean surface.
c.1970s Secretariat "Horse of the Year" 33RPM record in original cover with paper sleeve. Narrated by Win Elliot, this disc features calls of all twenty-one of Secretariat's races. The cover is still wrapped in clear plastic that is slit at the end to allow removal of the record. The cover has moderate corner dings, but otherwise is very attractive. The disc is in excellent condition with deference to finger prints and other smudges.
(5) Burleigh English Staffordshire commemorative Kentucky Derby 10" plates, all in excellent condition with bold paint and clean, glossy surfaces. Included dates are: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1982.
(2) c.1980 Hollywood Park brass belt buckles, with (1) Jockeys and (1) Horses.
(36) Major event commemorative drinking glasses, all in excellent to like-new condition with: Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby: 1958, 1959, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973 Secretariat's "Triple Crown" season, 1974, (2) 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, (2) 1979, 1980, (2) 1981, 1982, 1983, (2) 1987, 1989 and 1994; Pimlico Preakness: 1976, 1979 and 1982; Belmont Stakes: 1979, 1981 and 1985; and Breeder's Cup: 1985 and (2) 1994.
Frames included with lots: while we make every effort to protect the frames included in these lots during pre-auction storage and post-auction shipping, we are not responsible for any damage to the frames themselves, and no refunds will be given due to frame damage.
Due to considerable size and weight, this lot will incur a significant shipping fee.