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GOLD: The Santa Anita Handicap: An American 14 Karat Gold Horse Race Trophy, Shreve & Co., San Francisco, dated 1968

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

A Century of Style: Works from the Collection of Audrey Zauderer

GOLD: The Santa Anita Handicap: An American 14 Karat Gold Horse Race Trophy, Shreve & Co., San Francisco, dated 1968

GOLD: The Santa Anita Handicap: An American 14 Karat Gold Horse Race Trophy, Shreve & Co., San Francisco, dated 1968

Estimate:

40,000

to
- 60,000 USD

Lot sold:

50,400

USD

A Century of Style: Works from the Collection of Audrey Zauderer

GOLD: The Santa Anita Handicap: An American 14 Karat Gold Horse Race Trophy, Shreve & Co., San Francisco, dated 1968


plain two-handled cup with gadrooned base, engraved on one side with arms and "Santa Anita Handicap", the reverse plain, the marble base with a 14k gold plaque engraved, March 9, 1968. One mile and one quarter. Won by Mr. Right. Mrs. Peter Duchin, owner. Evan S. Jackson, trainer. Miguel Yanez, jockey. Time 2:04:3.

marked on base Shreve & Co. 14k

45 oz 10 dwt

1415 g

Height of cup 7 in; height overall 10 3/4 in.

18, 27.5 cm

Minor scratches, otherwise good


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A note with the piece records, "this Gold Trophy is a reproduction of the cup presented by Queen Anne of England for the Queen Anne Race at Newmarket in 1705 and is made exclusively for the Los Angeles Turf Club, Inc. The cup is 14k gold, with a pedestal of imported Italian Oporto marble."


Mr. Right (1963-1979) was the son of Auditing and was born at Tanrackin Farm in Bedford Hills, New York. He was given to band leader Peter Duchin as a wedding present, and racing for Duchin and a relative of the consignor, Mr. Right became the first winner of both the Santa Anita Handicap and the Woodward Stakes. These were considered 1968’s biggest upsets in racing, with Mr. Right beating 14 competitors to win the Santa Anita. The next year he raced for a trio of owners. including Frank Sinatra. Mr. Right scored in total 17 victories and earned $667,193. Rab Hagin, writing on the site of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc., considered the “remarkable” Mr. Right the best New York-bred horse of the 20th century.