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1931-1990 Horse Racing Major Event Program Lot of (40) with (18) Kentucky Derby

Lot Number 1219

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Make a determined dash to the finish line, for this 1931-1990 horse racing program lot of (40). Main events at prominent tracks, featuring famous thoroughbred champions make a strong bid for your attention, with the Kentucky Derby taking the lead, including (2) programs signed by Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Arcaro. Find yourself in the winner's circle for this generally solid collection of vintage programs, filled with many better grade examples.

 

Highlights are: 


5/7/55 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby program (VG) signed ("8") by Eddie Arcaro over the line for his Kentucky Derby mount Nashua on the 7th Race page. Arcaro and Nashua finished second to winner Swaps, who is listed on the page opposite of Arcaro's autograph (no authentication for autograph due to time/cost restraints).


5/4/57 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby program (VG-EX+) signed ("8") by Eddie Arcaro over the line for his Kentucky Derby mount Bold Ruler on the 7th Race page. Arcaro and Bold Ruler finished fourth to winner Iron Liege, who is listed on the page opposite of Arcaro's autograph (no authentication for autograph due to time/cost restraints).


8/4/73 Saratoga program (VG+) with Secretariat in Race 7 of The Whitney Stakes. "Big Red" finished second to Onion. 


5/7/77 Kentucky Derby program (NM) with winner Seattle Slew.


5/6/78 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby program (NM+) with winner Affirmed and runner-up Alydar. Affirmed went on to first place finishes in the Preakness and Belmont, to win the "Triple Crown".


10/14/78 Belmont program (NM) with "Triple Crown" winners Seattle Slew and Affirmed facing off in the 8th Race, The Jockey Club Gold Cup. 


8/19/79 Saratoga program (NM) with Affirmed and Alydar just off of their competition in the "Triple Crown" races. 


5/5/79 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby program (EX-MT+) with winner Spectacular Bid, who went on to win the Preakness, but came up short in the Belmont. 

 


Balance range (EX to NM) unless noted, with:

 


Churchill Downs programs:


1948 Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby guide with chart of every Kentucky Derby race through 1947, loaded with great information 


5/2/59 85th Kentucky Derby with Tommy Lee and Sword Dancer


5/1/65 91st Kentucky Derby with Lucky Debonair and Dapper Dan


5/4/68 94th Kentucky Derby with Forward Pass, Iron Ruler and Dancer's Image


5/3/69 95th Kentucky Derby with Majestic Prince


5/4/74 100th Kentucky Derby with Cannonade


5/1/76 102nd Kentucky Derby with Bold Forbes


5/3/80 106th Kentucky Derby with Genuine Risk


5/2/81 107th Kentucky Derby with Pleasant Colony


5/5/84 110th Kentucky Derby with Swale (X2)


5/3/86 112th Kentucky Derby with Ferdinand, Bold Brush and Snow Chief


5/5/90 116th Kentucky Derby with Unbridled

 


Belmont Park programs:


6/21/75 Belmont Oaks with Ruffian


10/2/76 Marlboro Cup with Forego


6/4/78 Suburban Handicap with Forego


6/30/79 Belmont Oaks with Davona Dale


9/8/79 Marlboro Cup with Spectacular Bid


10/6/79 Jockey Club Gold Cup with Affirmed


6/7/80 Belmont Stakes with Genuine Risk


9/22/84 Turf Classic with John Henry (X3)


6/8/85 Belmont Stakes with Creme Fraiche (X2)

 


Saratoga programs:


8/29/41 With jockeys Eddie Arcaro (age 15), Don Meade and Johnny Longden (VG-EX)


8/22/87 Travers Stakes with Java Gold (X3)

 


Aqueduct programs:


11/11/78 Stuyvesant Handicap with Seattle Slew


4/19/80 Wood Memorial with Genuine Risk

 


Other programs:


4/24/31 Kentucky Association Spring Meeting Sixth Day, minor writing at top of front cover



 
 
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