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1940s-1990s Horse Racing Collection of Programs, Pins & Memorabilia

Lot Number 822

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Make a "Run for the Roses" and more, with this colossal collection of horse racing souvenirs. Heavy on Kentucky Derby materials, this thorough examination of thoroughbred horse racing also features keepsakes from the other American Classics, the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. Generally pleasing from start to finish, this hard charging assortment is headed straight to the "Winner's Circle". Featured are:

 

 


Memorabilia:


1991 Kentucky Derby warm-up jacket: made by "Hartwell", this bright green garment is sized "XL" and mounts up in like-new condition with handsome, stylized embroidery on the left breast, celebrating "Derby 117"


1988 Surrey Group "Reserve Seats for the Derby" 8-1/2" diameter collector's plate LE numbered "4,284/20,000", in like-new condition with original box


1974 "100th Running Kentucky Derby" 4-3/4 x 3-5/8" metal ashtray (NM)


Kentucky Derby armband with green graphics on white field, no date (EX-MT)

 

 

 

Pins (all like-new):


1989 Kentucky Derby Festival set of (23) on blue backer


1995 Kentucky Derby Festival set of (10) in case


1996 KD set of (4) in case


1999 KD set of (4) in case


2000 KD set of (4) in case


2001 KD set of (4) in case


(7) KD assorted on white backer card


1997 Breeders' Cup "Skipaway on factory card


Breeders' Cup "Newsfeed" on white backer card, not dated

 

 

 

Publications:


5/5/73 Kentucky Derby Daily Racing Form with extensive Secretariat coverage (EX)


Kentucky Derby media guides (8) range (EX to NM) with: 1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1960, 1971, 1972, 1975


Kentucky Derby official programs (10) range (EX to NM-MT) with: 1987, (2) 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1999


Kentucky Derby Festival (4) range (EX to NM) with: 1966, 1970, 1976, 1979


KD assorted (4) range (EX to NM) with: 3/5/56 advance program; 1961 "KD A Golden Event"; 1967 "Kentucky Derby Party" program; 1975 "They're Off" softcover book


1974 "Run for the Roses: 100 Years at the Kentucky Derby" first edition hardcover book (NM) with original dust jacket (EX-MT)


Preakness official programs (2) with: 1975 (NM-MT), 1991 (NM)


1997 Belmont Stakes official program (EX-MT)


Turf Monthly magazine (3) average (NM) with: 5/47, 4/52, 5/74


Turf and Sports Digest magazine (4) range (VG-EX to EX-MT) with: 5/47, 5/50, (2) 5/51


Thoroughbred Record magazine (2) with: 5/8/54 (VG-EX), 5/9/59 (VG-EX+)


Assorted magazines (4) range (EX to EX-MT) with: 5/17/37 Life with KD coverage; 5/47 Sportfolio with KD cover; 5/23/73 Sports Eye; 5/10/76 with Angel Cordeo KD win cover


(3) Signed publications (no authentication due to time/cost restraints) with: 1.) 8/15/98 The Blood Horse magazine signed by HOF jockey Mike Smith ("9"); 2.) 1998 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby official program signed by winning jockey Gary Stevens over horse "Winning Colors" listing: 3.) 1959 "Derby Dinner" program signed by (6)

 

 


Also present is an assortment of ephemera in better condition, with: (9) restaurant placemats; (2) menus; (4) advertisements; (1) Green Sheet; (1) sign; and more



 
 
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