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    A SHREVE & CO 14K GOLD SANTA ANITA PARK RACING TROPHY, 1945
    Shreve & Co., San Francisco, California, circa 1945
    Marks: SHREVE & CO., SAN FRANCISCO, 14K
    5-3/4 x 8-1/4 x 5-1/8 inches (14.6 x 21.0 x 13.0 cm)
    27.07 troy ounces

    The two handled gadrooned footed cup inscribed THE SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO HANDICAP, SANTA ANITA PARK (in ribbon) below coat of arms, to reverse MARCH 13, 1945 ONE AND ONE HALF MILES Bric A Bac, WAR ADMIRAL BY BLOOD ROOT OWNERS FREEMAN AND CHURCH. This lot also includes the jockey's silk, period photographs of the jockey, horse and cup, and related papers including news paper articles, official Santa Anita park program for July 7, 1945, race receipts, stable application, owner's and trainer's cards and records of blood line.


    Condition Report*: The trophy is in very good condition with light surface scratches commensurate with age.  Papers show wear which can be seen in the scanned images and jockey's silk is in very good condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    7th Wednesday
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