Consign Your Best Items with Lelands. We Also Pay Cash on the Spot! Learn More Here.

1973 Secretariat Belmont Stakes Nail

1973 Secretariat Belmont Stakes Nail

In the days that followed Secretariat’s legendary 1973 Belmont Stakes, exercise rider Jim Gaffney watched as each shoe and each nail was removed from the hooves of the Triple Crown winner. Gaffney saved these artifacts, knowing that the hardware faithfully carried a champion into history. The nail offered in this lot is one of those rare few he collected associated with this amazing performance. It is affixed to lucite with a wood base where Gaffney hand wrote “Secretariat, The Belmont Stakes, 1973, #1 of 32” underneath. Comes with signed 11x14” photo of Ron Turcotte with “Big Red the Greatest Horse Ever” inscription.

Past Sports Card, Memorabilia, Non-Sports Card and Collecitble Auction Items

Other past auction items that may be of interest to you.

Red Pollard's Seabiscuit Saddle
Red Pollard Signed 1940 Santa Anita Handicap Victory Photo
Charles Howard Signed Sea Biscuit Print
Red Pollard in his Tragic 1938 Spill
Seabiscuit and Trainer Tom Smith (1937)
Kentucky Derby - Churchill Downs
Seabiscuit v. Ligaroti (1938)
Seabiscuit v. Kayak II (1940)