Regal Gleam - 1966 Selima Stakes Sterling Silver Trophy
<p>Dignified piece awarded to Regal Gleam. The Selima Stakes is held every year at the Laurel Park Racecourse, in Maryland. The Sterling silver trophy is inscribed on two sides. One reads: "Nov 5 1966, The Selima Stakes," with laurel leaves around "Laurel." The opposite side reads: "$100,000 Added, Two-Year-Old Fillies, One Mile and a Sixteenth, Won By, Regal Gleam, Owner. Miss Patrice Jacobs." Stamped "Sterling" underneath. Inbred 5x5x5 to Man o' War and other lineage includes Hail to Reason (sire), Stymie (damsire), Turn-To (grandsire). Originally sold in the 2008 Christie's Important American Silver sale featuring the estate of Hall of Fame horse racing owner and trainer Hirsch Jacobs.</p><p><span style="font-size: medium; font-family: 'Times New Roman';">Sourcing straight from the private collection of a world-renowned thoroughbred breeder comes a wonderful offering of nearly 40 horse racing trophies that Lelands is honored to feature in the 2019 Fall Classic. Originally purchased from the 2008 Christie’s Silver Auction, these trophies source from the estate of Ethel and Hirsch Jacobs. We have devoted an entire category to this collection in which collectors will have many chances to own some of the earliest horse racing trophies to be offered publicly. Most of the trophies span back to 1950s-60s and include Hall of Fame horses such as Stymie, Searching and Affectionately.</span></p>
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