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Collection Bill Shoemaker Collection
Object Name Trophy
Catalog Number 2008.004.0299
Title Sunset Handicap 1978
Artist Tiffany & Co.
Description This item was present to Shoemaker after winning the Sunset Handicap in 1978 aboard Exceller. Object is a sterling silver cup with a green decal with the letter "THC" written in silver attached to the back. Above the decal is the inscription "SUNSET HANDICAP". On the front there is the inscription "GRADE I/JULY 24, 1978/ 1 1/2 MILES (TURF COURSE)/$150,000 ADDED/WON BY: EXCELLER/JOCKEY: WILLIAM SHOEMAKER/TIME: 2.27". On the bottom there is the inscription "TIFFANY & CO/STERLING".
People Shoemaker, Bill
Subjects Hollywood Park
Sunset Handicap
Exceller
Tiffany & Co.