Woodford Reserve Kentucky Derby....$34.99 / liter Collectors edtion -- 35th Anniversary of Secretariat Winning. "Internationally acclaimed artist LeRoy Neiman has created a dynamic image to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the great Secretariat winning the 99th Kentucky Derby on May 5,1973.
Neiman's vibrant portrayal captures the speed, beauty and grace of Secretariat and jockey Ron Turcotte as they near the finish line beneath the legendary Twin Spires of Churchill Downs. Secretariat's brilliant final time of 1:59 2/5 for the 99th Run for the Roses established a track record that still stands today.
"Secretariat, the big red super horse, electrified all of racing in 1973. As no other, he captured the public's fancy, to become one of the twentieth century's most glamomrous athletes," says Neiman.
Neiman's 35th Anniversary Commemorative Prints are available in three editions, all measuring 18x24". The Offical Edition Poster retails for $40.00. An Artist Signed Edition personally signed by LeRoy Neiman is $125.00, and a Triple Signed Foil Stamped Edition personally signed by Neiman, owner Penny Chenery and jockey Ron Turcotte is available for $250.00.
A percentage of the proceeds of the art sales of these commemorative editions will be donated to The Secretariat Foundation. The mission of The Secretariat Foundation is to assist and support various equine charities and causes within the throroughbred racing community." -- Woodford