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    Sale 2091

    Important American Silver

    17 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    A GROUP OF EIGHT GOLD TROPHY PLATES: SANTA ANITA PARK

    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 1958-1962

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    A GROUP OF EIGHT GOLD TROPHY PLATES: SANTA ANITA PARK
    MARK OF SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 1958-1962
    14k, each shaped circular, with laurel border, each border and field engraved with a presentation inscription, each marked on reverse; together with a gold plate, Shreve & Co., San Fransisco, 1967, shaped circular border and field engraved with an inscription, marked on reverse
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) diameter; 121 oz. 10 dwt. (3788 gr.)
    The inscriptions:
    Plate 1: Santa Anita Park, February 24, 1966, Santa Barbara Handicap, One Mile and One Quarter (on the turf), won by Straight Deal, Time 1:58:4, Mrs. E.D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, William Shoemaker, Jockey
    Plate 2: Santa Anita Park, March 5, 1958, Camino Real Handicap, One and One Quarter Miles (on the turf), won by Roscoe Maney, time 1:58:4, Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Ismael Valenzuela, Jockey
    Plate 3: Santa Anita Park, February 1, 1962, Arcadia Handicap, One and One Quarter Miles (on the turf), won by Art Market, Time 2:01:0, Jerome Fendrick, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Ismael Valenzuela, Jockey
    Plate 4: Santa Anita Park, February 10, 1966, Santa Catalina Stakes, One Mile and One-Sixteenth, won by Exhibitionist, Time 1:43:1, Mrs. E.D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Eddie Belmonte, Jockey
    Plate 5: Santa Anita Park, February 1, 1966, Pasadena Stakes, One Mile and One-Sixteenth, won by Be Suspicious, Time 1:45:2, Mrs. E.D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Walter Blum, Jockey
    Plate 6: Santa Anita Park, January 1, 1962, San Gabriel Handicap, One and One-Eighth Miles (on the turf), won by Art Market, Time 1:48:2,Jerome Fendrick, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Ismael Valenzuela, Jockey
    Plate 7: Santa Anita Park, December 31, 1964, Las Flores Handicap, Six Furlongs, won by Affectionately, Time 1:10:0, Mrs. E.D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, William Shoemaker, Jockey
    Plate 8: Santa Anita Park, January 2, 1965, Malibu Stakes, Seven Furlongs, won by Power of Destiny, Time 1:22:0, Mrs. E.D. Jacobs, Owner, Hirsch Jacobs, Trainer, Kenneth Church, Jockey
    Plate 9: Golden Gate Fields, California Derby, Fifty-Second Running, Inaugurated in 1873, won by Reason to Hail, Owner--Patrice Jacobs, Trainer-John W. Jacobs, Jockey--Walter Blum, Time--1:49, Distance--One Mile and One Eighth, April 22, 1967 (9)


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