Winter Memories - Mounted Shoe

This shoe was worn during the month of June by Grade I winning mare Winter Memories while residing at Darby Dan Farm as a broodmare.  Winter Memories was victorious in the Grade I Diana Stakes, Grade 3 Beaugay Stakes, Grade I Garden City Stakes, Grade 2 Lake George Stakes, Grade 2 Sands Point Stakes, Grade 3 Appalachian Stakes, and Grade 3 Miss Grillo Stakes.

The oak plaque upon which the shoe is mounted is handmade by retired jockey, Jack Neagle, in the Darby Dan woodshop.  The wood comes from a pin oak tree planted under the direction of E.R. Bradley (Idle Hour Farm - circa 1906) and recovered by Darby Dan Farm after a storm in 2009.

The plaque measures 7x11" and is equipped with a sawtooth hanging unit.  Each mounted shoe is accompanied by a certificate of authentication from Owner John Phillips.




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