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    Sale 2132

    Important American Silver

    23 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 18

    A GOLD TROPHY PLATE OF HORSE RACING INTEREST

    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, CIRCA 1951

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GOLD TROPHY PLATE OF HORSE RACING INTEREST
    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, CIRCA 1951
    14K; shaped circular, the gadrooned border with scrolls at intervals, the field engraved with a presentation inscription, marked under base
    9 7/8 in. diameter; 11 oz. 10 dwt.


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    Royal Governor was a chestnut gelding foaled in 1944 by Pilate out of Feathers. He was American Champion Sprinter in 1949.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Caption:
    Royal Governor, Stars and Stripes Handicap, Arlington Park, July 4, 1951