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1875 Aristides Tac Pin
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1875 Aristides Tac Pin


This pin honors Aristides, the winner of the first Kentucky Derby in 1875. Aristides' breeder and owner, Hal Price McGrath, had a second horse in the race, Chesapeake, whom he had intended to win the Derby; but Chesapeake tired and Aristides came away the champion with $2,850. He was ridden by jockey Oliver Lewis and trained by future Hall of Fame trainer Ansel Williamson. A Kentucky Derby Museum Exclusive. Pin measures 0.75 X 1".


Item # 000264