Plaque: The Belmont Stakes 1896...
Brass, gilding, paint
Overall: 1 3/8 x 6 in. ( 3.5 x 15.2 cm )
Rectangular, gilded brass trophy plate with the names of the winners of the 1896 Belmont Stakes painted in black; small hole at either side for mounting.
painted: on obverse: "THE BELMONT STAKES, 1896 / A. Belmont's HASTINGS. 1 / P. J. Dwyer's HANDSPRING. 2 / Won by a neck"
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