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Stretch Drive (1994)

Greg Montgomery

Stretch Drive (1994)
  • $105.00

Around the post and turning for home. The jockeys have held their horses back, planned their final moves, and it’s here at the top of the stretch where the race really gets interesting. Silhouetted in the background is Saratoga’s famous gazebo, another part of this race course’s Victorian charm.

The original sketch for this poster showed three jockeys. There was a jockey on the far right with blue silks, but it was just too busy; too much detail. The race actually came down to two runners and riders anyway — the amazing Jerry Bailey on Sea Hero and Julie Krone on Colonial Affair! One of the treasures I have from years at the track is a copy of this poster signed by Jerry Bailey, Julie Krone, and trainers 'Mack' Miller and Scotty Schulhofer. Wow.

Two Poster Versions: This poster is only available in the Travers version. The 1994 Saratoga version is sold out. The artwork is the same on both posters, only the type changes. Look for the "Poster Version" pull-down menu above the price to select the Travers version.

All posters are hand signed by Greg Montgomery. For special attributions (Congratulations, See you next year!, etc.) Please fill out the Special Instructions Box at Checkout.

Production Details:
This is the 10th poster in The Colors of Racing poster series.
17" x 33" (43.2 cm x 83.8 cm) Limited Edition
(The Travers/Saratoga posters are never reprinted)
Paper: Strobe 80 lb. dull cover
Inks: Four colors plus off-line varnish
Typeface: Adobe Garamond

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