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Horse Racing Betting Slip from the Preakness, 1979

Horse Racing Betting Slip from the Preakness, 1979

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The Preakness Stakes has been run at Baltimore MD’s Pimlico racetrack since 1873. The second leg of horse racing’s triple crown, the race is held in May, after the Kentucky Derby and before the Belmont Stakes.
This exacta ticket comes from the 1979 Preakness, won by Kentucky thoroughbred Spectacular Bid, jockeyed by 19-year-old Baltimore native Ronnie Franklin. Spectacular Bid and Franklin also won that year’s Kentucky Derby.
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Object Name
ticket, horse racing
date made
Associated Place
United States: Maryland, Baltimore
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 in; 8.89 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Michael R. Harris
Horse Racing
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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