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Collection Churchill Downs Collection
Object Name File, Document
Catalog Number 2003.033.0033
Title Spring Program Pieces 1980
Description This folder contains copies of articles for the 1980 Spring Meet program. One details how a noted international artist-designer named Sydney Mead created a painting titled "The 200th Kentucky Derby" A publicity release explained that "Mead has created a spectacle of the future that captures the enduring brilliance of the Sport of Kings". The prices paid for Kentucky Derby winners as yearlings show 1971 winner Canonero II sold for $1,200 at the Kenneland Fall Sales. Triple Crown winner Seattle Slew went for $17,500.
Number of Items 1 folder-8 items
People Mead, Sydney
Subjects Churchill Downs
Keeneland Fall Sales
Canonero II
Seattle Slew