17 January 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 6,250
A SILVER TWO-HANDLED TROPHY CUP: PIMLICO CUP HANDICAP, WON BY STYMIE
MARK OF SCHOFIELD & CO., BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1945
Of urn form on spreading, stepped circular foot, with two leaf-capped scrolling side handles, cover with finial, one side of body engraved with inscription Pimlico Cup Handicap, 1945, Stymie, marked on base; together with silver trophy cup, Schofield Co., of urn form on circular pedestal foot, body with applied ribs, with two leaf-capped side handles, cover with conforming decoration and finial, body engraved with inscription The Riggs Handicap, 1945, Won By Stymie, marked on base; oval tray, with ribbed rim and two side handles, engraved geometric rosette pattern, center engraved with coat-of-arms and inscription, The Whitney, 1946, Won By Stymie, apparently unmarked
The Pimlico cup 11 in. (28 cm.) high; 77 oz. (2410 gr.) weighable silver (3)
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In 1946 Stymie won the Whitney Stakes by two lengths, beating Mahout, Trymenow and Polynesian.
The race for the Pimlico Cup was run at two and a half miles and Stymie won by eight lengths over Calumet Farm's, Pot o'Luck.
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