Calumet Collection Showcases a Golden Dynasty
(April, 2001) Eclipse Press announces the publication of The Calumet
Collection: A History of the Calumet Trophies.
legendary Calumet Farm dominated horse racing during the first half
of the 20th century. Calumets horses won more than 500 trophies
over five decades a feat that will never be duplicated. Their exploits
included a record eight Kentucky Derby victories and two Triple
Crowns. The trophies are on permanent display at the Kentucky Horse
Park in Lexington thanks to concerned fans in Kentucky and across
the country who helped raise money to keep the trophies from the
a tribute to a bygone era in Thoroughbred racing, The Calumet Collection
highlights some of these magnificent trophies and the horses that
won them. Color photographs of important trophies, such as the Woodlawn
Vase, the Jockey Club Gold Cup, and the Diamond Jubilee Kentucky
Derby cup, are featured as well as historic photographs of Calumets
champions. The book also contains a foreword by longtime Calumet
secretary Margaret Glass.
Judy Marchman and Tom Hall are assistant editors at Eclipse Press.
Both have a deep appreciation for the history of Thoroughbred racing
and of Calumet Farm. They live in Lexington, Kentucky.
Published by Eclipse Press, April 2002.
Pages: 112; Bound Size: 6 x 9
Retail price: $16.95 Softcover
be available at your local bookstore or from Exclusively Equine
to bookstores by National Book Network
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