Ron Turcotte Signed Jockey Horse Racing Goggles TC 73 Inscribed BAS
Featured is a Ron Turcotte autographed pair of horse racing goggles, inscribed "T.C. 73". These goggles were signed at a private signing, and comes with the Beckett hologram and certificate of authenticity. Turcotte became internationally famous in 1973 when he rode Secretariat to win the first Triple Crown in 25 years. He was North America's leading stakes-winning jockey in 1972 and 1973. He became the first jockey to win back-to-back Kentucky Derbies since Jimmy Winkfield in 1902 and was the first jockey to ever have won five of six consecutive Triple Crown races (matched in 2015 by Victor Espinoza). He was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 1979. He was voted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame and in 1980 was inducted into Canada's Sports Hall of Fame.