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    1973 Ron Turcotte Riding Pants Worn on Secretariat. This tiny pair of white silk riding pants once straddled the back of one of the greatest thoroughbreds in the history of horse racing. While it was highly uncommon for race worn gear to be notated with the date or event after use, it is certain that they indeed saw action aboard Secretariat during that historic Triple Crown season of '73. An included letter of provenance from 1989 explains how the original collector came to acquire the pants through contacts in The Sport of Kings Society. Strong wear is clearly evident in the garment itself, though nothing that could be considered damage. Blue embroidered "Turcotte" finds a home on the inner and outer rear waistband, and a stamped "Ron Turcotte" and "Made by Coy Clay" tag are inside. A rare chance to own a piece of true racing history. LOA from Dan Knoll & Dave Bushing/ SCD Authentic.

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    May, 2005
    14th Saturday
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