Man o’ War disc pendant is new to celebrate his 100 year anniversary 1917 – 2017. This distinctive medallion honors his memory and is a true collector’s piece. He was “the greatest hoss of them all” said Will Harbut his groom. Hand polished and measuring 13/16″ in diameter, the pendant is stamped with his name on the back. It is available on a 16″, 18″, or 20″ sterling silver snake chain with lobster clasp. Comes in a gift box with commemorative card.
Man o’ War (March 29, 1917 – November 1, 1947) was an American Thoroughbred who is widely considered one of the greatest racehorses of all time. During his career just after World War I, he won 20 of 21 races and $249,465 in purses. He was the unofficial 1920 American Horse of the Year and was honored with Babe Ruth as the outstanding athlete of the year by the New York Times. He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1957.
Visit the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY now through November 1 to see the special Man o’ War exhibit at the International Museum of the Horse “Man o’ War:The Mostest Horse That Ever Was”. The Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, KY is featuring an interactive exhibit for Man o’ War entitled “Man o’ War: The Legacy”. A special exhibit is also featured at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York entitled “Man o’ War at 100”. The Keeneland Library, Lexington, KY is featuring “Man o’ War: In Others’ Words. Be sure to see if visiting these cities.
Order this special design today and benefit the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation for the continued renovation of Man o’ War’s memorial burial site.