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Collection Bill Shoemaker Collection
Object Name Trophy
Catalog Number 2008.004.0255
Title The Nassau County 1977
Artist Tiffany & Co.
Description This piece is the sterling silver cup presented to Bill Shoemaker after he won The Nassau County Handicap in 1977 aboard Forego. On the front there is the inscription "New York Racing Association/Belmont/THE NASSAU COUNTY/1977/Won by/LAZY F RANCH'S/FOREGO/JOCKEY: WILLIAM SHOEMAKER". On the back of the cup is an etching of a crest which is divided into two sections: the left half has a diagonal stripe and spots and the right side has a sun. Above the crest is a helmet with horns attached to it. Between the horns is a sun, and below the crest is the letter "C". On the bottom there is the inscription "TIFFANY & CO/19008A MAKERS 9591/STERLING SILVER/925-1000/M".
People Shoemaker, Bill
Subjects New York Racing Association
Belmont Park
The Nassau County
Lazy F. Ranch
Tiffany & Co.