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"Citation", Kentuck Derby Winner 1948 - One of the Greatest Race Horses of All Time

Citation, Kentuck Derby Winner 1948 - One of the Greatest Race Horses of All Time
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Stock #: 382942
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
Publisher: C. T. ART COLORTONE
Postmark: 1954 Jul-28
PM City: Tuscon
PM State: AZ
Stamp: 2c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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CALUMET FARM'S "CITATION," one of the all-time greats in turf history, is a Ch. c. (1945) by BULL LEA-HYDROPLANE II, by HYPERION. He has earned, through 1948, $865,160, thereby gaining second position on the world's leading money winning list in 2 years of racing. He was Best 2 year old and 2 year old colt on 1947, Best 3 year old, 3 year old colt, handicap horse in 1948, Horse of the year, 1948, and second best sprinter to stablemate COALTOWN. Eighth Triple Crown Winner, only horse ever to win The Belmont Futurity at 2, and /or the Derby Trial as a 3 year old, and the Kentucky Derby. Thru 1948, he had made 29 starts, 21 of which were stakes races, 27 wins, 2 seconds