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Admission Tickets of Famous Horse Races and Races Including Triple Crown Races (20)

Admission Tickets of Famous Horse Races and Races Including Triple Crown Races (20)

This compilation represents many rare and difficult to obtain treasures in horse racing. All are important admission tickets to famous races and racehorses, representing a few Triple Crown winners and other Hall of Famers, even an undefeated horse. This lot is an opportunity to obtain important memorabilia items of top equine stars in the sport of kings. The following items comprise this lot: 1. Westchester Racing Association (Belmont Park) trainer badge 2272, with original string attached, for the Spring meeting of 1907. The phenomenal racehorse, Colin, was undefeated in his 15 race career and named Horse of the Year for both 1907 & 1908. Incredibly, the holder of this badge witnessed the first three starts of his spectacular career during this meeting. 2. 1932 Saratoga trainers clubhouse pass # 705 issued to John Gaver with original string attached. Equipoise won both the Wilson on 8/6 and the Whitney 8/13. Top Flight won the Alabama 8/17. 3. 1939 Hialeah Park clubhouse booklet #5859 with original string attached. War Admiral won his last start on February 19 with the original 2 tickets for that day, one each: the 1st gate & 2nd gate. 4. Westchester Racing Assn. return check number 8069 for September 28, 1940. Whirlaway, TC winner the next year, was third in the Futurity Stakes under John Longden to Our Boots ridden by Arcaro, Whirlaway's pilot in the TC. Whirlaway was severely blocked during the race. 5. Washington Park grandstand season pass for August 3 through September 7, 1942, that saw Alsab race 5 times during the meet, winning three including the American Derby on 8/29, and was 2nd in the Washington Park Futurity 9/7. 6. Belmont Park "Back the Attack day" October 3, 1942, ticket 10072. The price of admission was at least one $25 War Bond to support the war effort. The Futurity was won by Occupy with jockey George Woolf. 7. Belmont Park Spring 1947 owner-trainer pass, number 492 with original string attached. Stymie won the Metropolitan Handicap on 5/10. Phalanx won the Belmont Stakes on 5/31. 8. Two grandstand season passes for the 8/2 through 9/6 1948 meeting at Wash. Park. TC winner, Citation, won both an allowance race on the 21st, and the American Derby on 8/28. 9. Belmont Park September 26, 1953, grandstand pass in a protective case. The race was the Sysonby Handicap and originally billed as a match race between Native Dancer and Tom Fool. Unfortunately, ND had to scratch and Tom Fool with Ted Atkinson was victorious. 10. May 4, 1957 Kentucky Derby won by Iron Liege with Bold Ruler, Gallant Man, and Round Table competing. Included are; Club house box seat for box 56 and section 2 on the first floor, Club house Return check #0281 for section 1 on the first floor, Club house Return check #1757 for sections F & G on the third floor. 11. May 18, 1957 reserved seat on Preakness Day at Pimlico. The ticket was for section CC, row A, seat 7 that saw Bold Ruler win the 2nd jewel of the TC. 12. The 1979 Kentucky Derby run May 5 with Spectacular Bid victorious, First floor Club house, section 9, box 298, seat 3, Third floor Club house, section H, row 39, seat 5. 13. Pimlico badge, with original string attached, for the 1979 Preakness won by Spectacular Bid. The colors of the previous Preakness winner, Affirmed, appears on the infield admission pass# 3420. Stub is attached. 14. June 9, 1979 Belmont Park reserved grandstand seat for the Belmont Stakes, with original string attached. Spectacular Bid lost his bid to win the TC. While some blamed the jockey for a poor ride, trainer Delp blamed the loss on a hoof infection caused by stepping on an open safety pin. 15. Pimlico badge, with original string attached, for the 1981 Preakness won by Pleasant Colony ridden by Jorge Velasquez. The colors of the previous winner of the classic, Codex, appears on the infield admission pass #5. Stub is also attached. 16. March 12, 1994, Grandstand box ticket (original string attached) for day 59 of the Gulfstream Park meeting. The event was the Florida Derby won by Holy Bull. The second level ticket was for section DD, box 6, seat 8.

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