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1941 and 1942 Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby Programs - With "Whirlaway"

Lot Number 366

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Clad in neckties, blazers, bright colors (with wide-brimmed hats for the ladies), Kentucky Derby patrons wager on their equines of choice, but not before purchasing a Mint Julep and a racing program. These vintage guides were issued at the 1941 and 1942 events, respectively. Includes: 1941: an 8-page guide whose entries include Triple Crown winner “Whirlaway"; 1942: an 8-page program with derby winner “Shut Out” among the betting interests. Both items are crease-free with vintage penciled notations indicating winners, prices and times.

 
 
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