ANTIQUE CELLULOID KENTUCKY DERBY ADVERTISEMENT-1904- THE WHITEHEAD HOAG CO

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  • Item Category: Advertising
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Feb 27, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
UP FOR BID IS AN ANTIQUE CELLULOID ADVERTISEMENT .. IT IS FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY OF 1904. IN THAT YEAR MRS. LASKA DURNELL NOMINATED ELWOOD TO THE KENTUCKY DERBY WITHOUT HER HUSBAND TRAINER CHARLES DURNELL KNOWING. ELWOOD WON AS THE LONGEST PRICE IN THE FIELD OF FIVE. ELWOOD WAS THE FIRST STARTER AND WINNER OWNED BY A WOMAN AND ALSO THE FIRST BRED BY A WOMAN MRS. J.B. PRATHER. COOL CELLULOID ADVERTISEMENT. GREAT PIECE OF HISTORY.
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