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    Sale 2179

    Pop Culture

    23 June 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    Seattle Slew

    1977 KENTUCKY DERBY

    Price Realised  

    Seattle Slew
    1977 Kentucky Derby
    The saddle blanket worn by horse Seattle Slew during the first leg of his Triple Crown winning 1977 season, the legendary Kentucky Derby. The black blanket features a pair of embroidered numbers 3, and is inscribed in light silver ink, SEATTLE SLEW .77. Derby, Jean Cruguet. Cruguet was Seattle Slew's winning jockey, and the blanket is accompanied by a letter of provenance from him.


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