Willie Shoemaker Autographed 8” x 10” Promotional Flyer.
Lot 615. Willie Shoemaker Autographed 8” x 10” Promotional Flyer. Elected to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, the 4’ 10” Shoemaker was a giant in the thoroughbred racing world. For 29 years, he held the world record for professional wins by a jockey. He won the Kentucky Derby four times, the Preakness twice and the Belmont Stakes five times. His mint 9 autograph as “Bill Shoemaker” is preceded by “Best of Luck” and personalized to “Greg” on the flyer, which recognizes John Henry as the 1981 Horse of the Year. Shoemaker rode John Henry, the United States Horse of the Year in 1981 and 1984. He died in 2003. Part of “Luck” in Shoemaker’s inscription has a piece of tape over it, and the flyer shows a small tear just above. Winning Bid $25.