1| Adalin Wichman
Starting bid: $2,000.00
Signed, Edition 33/100
Silver, " x "
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Solid Sterling silver statue mounted on a quarter-sawn, figured walnut base.
Weight: 1178 grams/37.8 troy ounces
Statue dimensions: 4" x 7" x 2"
Mounted dimensions: 10 3/8" x 7" x 4 3/8"
Provenance: Adalin Wichman
Sam Smargon, Lexington, KY (1972)
Robert G. Layton, Paris, KY (1992)
Private Collection, Midway, KY (2005)
Includes the original certificate of authenticity and commemorative, descriptive pamphlet and he original bronze plaque.
James Bailey Faulconer, Keeneland's first publicist, conceived the Eclipse awards to be given by the Thoroughbred Racing Associations and he recommended Wichman, Keeneland's advertising director at the time, to create the award whose design is still the same today.
The award was named for the undefeated British champion of the 18th century.