Are Kentucky Derby glasses worth anything?

Derby glasses from the 1990s and 2000s were produced in great numbers, which is why they are very inexpensive at your local peddler’s mall. You can expect to pay $5-10 for a single glass released in the 1980s. Goodlett has another special glass in the museum collection released in 1949.

How much is a 1974 Kentucky Derby glass worth?

For current pricing info, check the Equillector site, but generally speaking the Libby/unmarked glasses have a $5-$10 value while Federal glasses are gradually climbing and are easily $150 each now.

What horse won the Triple Crown in 1978?

Affirmed, (foaled 1975), American racehorse (Thoroughbred) who in 1978 became the 11th winner of the Triple Crown of American horse racing—the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, and the Belmont Stakes.

What horse won the Kentucky Derby in 1978?

The 1978 Kentucky Derby was the 104th running of the Kentucky Derby….1978 Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Derby
Grade I stakes race
Date May 6, 1978
Winning horse Affirmed
Jockey Steve Cauthen

How much does it cost for a mint julep at the Kentucky Derby?

The standard mint julep costs $15 on Derby Day and comes with a souvenir glass, but punters with deep pockets can splash out up to $2,500 on a deluxe version in a fancy cup etched with the twin spires motif of Churchill Downs.

What is the oldest Kentucky Derby glass?

Mint Julep glass
In 1938, Churchill Downs produced water glasses that could be found at certain parts of the track. When officials found that guests were taking the glasses home, a tradition was born. The 1939 glass is noted as the first official Kentucky Derby Mint Julep glass.

How much did the 1978 Triple Crown trophy sell for?

As of Tuesday, Affirmed’s 1978 Triple Crown Trophy was still up for sale on eBay for $500,000. The Cartier trophy, awarded to trainer Laz Barrera, is signed by jockey Steve Cauthen.

Who was the last horse to win the Triple Crown in 1978?

American Pharoah ended the 37-year drought for the Triple Crown — the last to win it was Affirmed in 1978.

Did Seattle Slew beat Affirmed?

Affirmed came up on the inside, but Seattle Slew responded to beat Affirmed by three lengths, with the third-place horse a further five lengths back. He completed the distance of 11⁄8 miles in a time of 1:45 4⁄5, just two-fifths of a second off the world record set by Secretariat in the 1973 Marlboro Cup.

How much do drinks cost at the Kentucky Derby?

The traditional Kentucky Derby mint julep is made from bourbon, mint and sugar syrup and costs about $9. Beer prices are $3-$6. For premium seats like those in Millionaires Row, a Personal Seat License[9] must be purchased first that covers three to five years.