Red Rum horse shoe from the 1977 Grand National
Red Rum’s racing plate from famous 3rd win of the Grand National
Racing plate worn by legendary horse Red Rum
Worn during his famous 3rd win of the Grand National in 1977
Fantastic provenance from trainer Ginger McCain
This racing plate (horse shoe) was worn by the legendary racehorse Red Rum at the 1977 Grand National, the horse’s famous third victory in the world’s most famous steeplechase, which was named the 24th greatest sporting moment of all time in a 2002 poll.
Displayed in a custom lined presentation case with a plaque engraved ‘Red Rum 1977’.
The item is accompanied by a letter of provenance from the original recipient stating:
“This racing plate, from Red Rum’s famous third win of the Grand National, was given by Ginger McCain, to my mother Monica Nuttall so it could be sold at a charity auction in aid of Injured Jockeys held in June 1983. My father-in-law bought it and gave it to my wife and I.”
An exceptionally rare piece of horse racing memorabilia. Red Rum remains the best-known racehorse in history, and is one of the few to have become a household name. His memorabilia is some of the most valuable of any horse
P.S. When kept as a talisman, a horseshoe is said to bring good luck.
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