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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 181

    A GOLD TROPHY BOWL: THE DELAWARE HANDICAP, WON BY STRAIGHT DEAL

    MARK OF J.E. CALDWELL, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1967

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    A GOLD TROPHY BOWL: THE DELAWARE HANDICAP, WON BY STRAIGHT DEAL
    MARK OF J.E. CALDWELL, PHILADELPHIA, CIRCA 1967
    14k, on a circular base, with spreading sides, one side of body acid-etched with a mare and foal in a pasture, the other side engraved with a presentation inscription with an applied silver and enamel jockey bust, marked under base
    8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) diameter; 37 oz. (1161 gr.) gross weight
    The inscription: The Delaware Handicap won by Straight Deal, B.M.5, Hail to Reason--No Fiddling by King Cole, Owned by-Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs, Bred by-Bieber-Jacobs Stable, 1¼ miles, Time 2:02, Trainer-John W. Jacobs, Rider-Robert Ussery, July 29, 1967


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    The champion race mare, Straight Deal, was sired by Hail to Reason and born in 1962. She had 99 starts, 21 wins, 21 places, 9 shows, and career earnings of $733,020.