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b. 1919 - d. 2005

Artist Richard Stone Reeves was raised in Garden City, NJ, in the 1920s, not far from Belmont Park, the last leg of the Triple Crown horse races. His love of the majestic thoroughbreds coupled with a degree in Fine Arts set the stage for his long career painting horses. His portrait of Armed, the 1947 Horse of the Year, was published in Life magazine, and subsequently Reeves received numerous commissions. There are more commissioned Richard Stone Reeves paintings of international champion horses than those produced by any other artist in history. Considered the greatest painter of horses in the 20th century, artist Richard Stone Reeves is revered by the owners and breeders of the topmost race horses in the world, many of them owners of Reeves horse portraits. Multiple Reeves paintings hang in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. View many artists' amazing portraits of domestic and wild animals online at Invaluable.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, GENUINE RISK DEFEATS THE COLTS, LITHOGRAPH
        Jul. 01, 2024

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, GENUINE RISK DEFEATS THE COLTS, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $550 - $750

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Genuine Risk Defeats the Colts Year: 1981 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 534/750; 150/750 Image Size: 12.5 x 16.5 inches Size: 17 x 22 in. (43.18 x 55.88 cm) Description: Taking the lead in the Kentucky Derby of 1980, Genuine Risk is depicted as she defeats the colts in the race in this print by Richard Stone Reeves. Packed with fans, the arena celebrates the triumph of the first filly to win the Derby in 65 years.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, AFFIRMED DEFEATING THE 1979 CLASSIC WINNERS, LITHOGRAPH
        Jul. 01, 2024

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, AFFIRMED DEFEATING THE 1979 CLASSIC WINNERS, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $350 - $450

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Affirmed Defeating the 1979 Classic Winners Year: 1979 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil on bottom Edition: 105/750 Image Size: 10.5 x 16 inches Size: 15.5 x 20.5 in. (39.37 x 52.07 cm) Description: Galloping down the racetrack, the leading Thoroughbred is separated by the rest of the racehorses by several lengths as he approaches the finish line in this dynamic print by Richard Stone Reeves.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, THREE KINGS: NIJINSKY II, SPECTACULAR BID & SECRETARIAT, LITHOGRAPH
        May. 28, 2024

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, THREE KINGS: NIJINSKY II, SPECTACULAR BID & SECRETARIAT, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $800 - $1,200

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Three Kings: Nijinsky II, Spectacular Bid & Secretariat Year: 1981 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 361/850 Size: 22 in. x 26.5 in. (55.88 cm x 67.31 cm) Description: Being led by their handlers across a field, the three legendary Thoroughbreds are directed in a semicircle around an opening clearing bordered by tall trees in this print by Richard Stone Reeves. Easily identifiable by their distinctive appearances, all three horses have won significant races while Nijinsky and Secretariat have each won the English Triple Crown and Triple Crown in 1970 and 1973, respectively.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, DETROIT DEFEATS ARGUMENT, LITHOGRAPH
        May. 28, 2024

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, DETROIT DEFEATS ARGUMENT, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $600 - $900

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Detroit Defeats Argument Year: 1981 Medium: Lithograph Edition: 750 Size: 10.5 in. x 16 in. (26.67 cm x 40.64 cm) Description: Richard Stone Reeves's upbringing near Belmont Park and family involvement in both portraiture and horse racing contributes heavily to the artist's skillful, detailed, and emotional renderings of historical horse races. Their coats shining in the sunlight, the thoroughbreds in this print are muscular and focused as they propel themselves toward the finishline.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves (1919 - 2005)
        Mar. 06, 2024

        Richard Stone Reeves (1919 - 2005)

        Est: $5,000 - $10,000

        Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Oil on Canvas "Minnetonka & Colt , Dr Fager, 1977" Artist Signed Lower Right and Artist Inscribed Lower Left. Correspondence between the artist and the original buyer along with other documentation to accompany the lot. Measures 32-1/4" x 38-1/8". Frame measures 40-1/4" x 46-1/4". Condition: Good condition. Estimate: $5000.00 - $10000.00 Domestic Shipping: Third party

        Kodner Galleries
      • Richard Stone Reeves Pencil Signed 31/50 L'enjoleur 1975
        Feb. 28, 2024

        Richard Stone Reeves Pencil Signed 31/50 L'enjoleur 1975

        Est: $500 - $1,500

        Richard Stone Reeves Pencil Signed 31/50 L'enjoleur 1975. Approx. 17.25 inches tall x 21.25 wide x 2 deep.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves (1919-2005)
        Nov. 21, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves (1919-2005)

        Est: $400 - $600

        ALYDAR; MAN O' WAR; CITATION; SUNDAY SILENCE; SEATTLE SLEW; PHAR LAP; PROFILED OF COURAGE (FOREGO, JOHN HENRY, KELSO); THE MINSTREL DEFEATS HOT GROVE; DORMELLO Nine color offset lithographs, 1978, 1984(2), 1985, 1989, 1990, 1991(2), and 1998, signed and numbered 120/600, 348/850, 143/600, 201/850, 749/850, 131/850, 300/850, 145/750 and 300/500, in pencil, five published by The Racing Scene Gallery, New Jersey, four by The Newmarket Gallery of New York City, framed. Largest frame approximately 33 1/8 x 28 3/8 inches; 841 x 721 mm.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves (1919-2005)
        Nov. 21, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves (1919-2005)

        Est: $400 - $600

        ALYSHEBA; EASY GOER; NIJINSKY II; BOLD RULER; NEARCO; GENUINE RISK; RIVALS OF THE CENTURY (AFFIRMED AND ALYDAR); SECRETARIAT Eight color offset lithographs, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1987(2), 1989, 1995 and 1999, signed and numbered 678/850, 324/500, 280/850, 313/850, 177/500,429/850 in pencil, seven published by The Racing Scene Gallery, New Jersey, one by The Newmarket Gallery of New York City, framed. Largest frame approximately 33 1/8 x 28 3/8 inches; 841 x 721 mm.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves - SECRETARIAT
        Nov. 18, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves - SECRETARIAT

        Est: $75,000 - $100,000

        Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed Illustrated: Richard Stone Reeves, Belmont Park: A Century of Champions, Lexington, Kentucky: The Blood-Horse Inc., 2005, page 105 "From all perspectives Secretariat was the very essence of the ideal Thoroughbred. He had ‘box office' appeal like no other horse since Man o' War and drew large crowds wherever he raced. Even non-racing fans were drawn to the track. I don't remember an easier or more rewarding subject to paint. He seemed to enjoy posing. This painting shows the chestnut champion in the historic paddock at Saratoga. Held by groom Eddie Sweat, he eyed his jockey and friend Ron Turcotte while exercise rider Charlie Davis looked on. All three men played a big part during the thrilling racing career of America's most beloved Thoroughbred." - Richard Stone Reeves, Belmont Park: A Century of Champions, page 104 Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) Quite simply, Reeves is among the very top of American equine portraiture artists, ranking him with such names as Edward Troye, Henry Stull, and Franklin Voss. A direct descendant of 19th-century portrait painter Thomas Sully, Reeves was trained at the Syracuse University School of Fine Art. His commissions included hundreds of the most famous racehorses from around the world.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves - HILL PRINCE
        Nov. 18, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves - HILL PRINCE

        Est: $15,000 - $20,000

        Oil on canvas Signed, dated ‘50. Provenance: The Chenery/Tweedy family. Bred and owned by Cristopher Chenery, Hill Prince was sired by Princequillo, a great racehorse in his own right, and out of the Blue Hen mare Hildene. Hill Prince won the Babylon Handicap, the Cowdin Stakes, and the World's Playground Stakes as a 2-year-old. In his 3-year-old campaign he was victorious in the Preakness Stakes, American Derby, Jerome Handicap, Jockey Club Gold Cup, Wood Memorial, Withers Stakes, and Sunset Handicap, as well as running second in the Kentucky Derby. At 4 and 5 years old, Hill Prince won the New York and San Marco handicaps. Hill Prince was named champion 2- and 3-year-old male, Horse of the Year in 1950, and Champion handicap horse in 1951. Hill Prince stood at Claiborne Farm, where he sired 23 stakes winners, including the 1957 American champion 3-year-old Filly Bayou, as well as Coaching Club American Oaks winner Levee and Gardenia Stakes winner Pepperwood. He was more important as a broodmare sire and was the damsire of Hall of Fame horses Shuvee and Dark Mirage. Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) Quite simply, Reeves is among the very top of American equine portraiture artists, ranking him with such names as Edward Troye, Henry Stull, and Franklin Voss. A direct descendant of 19th-century portrait painter Thomas Sully, Reeves was trained at the Syracuse University School of Fine Art. His commissions included hundreds of the most famous racehorses from around the world.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - RIVA RIDGE
        Nov. 18, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves - RIVA RIDGE

        Est: $20,000 - $25,000

        Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed, dated 1972. Provenance: The Chenery/Tweedy family. While often overshadowed by his more famous younger stablemate Secretariat, Riva Ridge was a champion in his own right. Penny Chenery considered Riva Ridge the horse that "saved the farm." As a juvenile, the speedy front-running colt swept nearly all of the major East Coast stakes, winning seven of nine starts and a 2-year-old championship. His success continued at 3, garnering the prestigious 1972 Kentucky Derby and Belmont Stakes among other victories. In his final season as a 4-year-old, Riva Ridge earned yet another championship while establishing two track records and one world record in the process, retiring with career earnings totaling $1,111,347. Depicting the horse in Saratoga with groom Eddie Sweat and trainer Lucien Lauren, this particular painting adorned the cover of the July 14, 1973, issue of the Thoroughbred Record following Riva Ridge's world record-breaking performance in the Brooklyn Handicap to become racing's 12th million-dollar earner. Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) Quite simply, Reeves is among the very top of American equine portraiture artists, ranking him with such names as Edward Troye, Henry Stull, and Franklin Voss. A direct descendant of 19th-century portrait painter Thomas Sully, Reeves was trained at the Syracuse University School of Fine Art. His commissions included hundreds of the most famous racehorses from around the world.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves - SARATOGA
        Nov. 18, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves - SARATOGA

        Est: $25,000 - $35,000

        Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed. Illustrated: Richard Stone Reeves, Crown Jewels of Thoroughbred Racing, Lexington, Kentucky: The Blood-Horse Inc., 1997, page 109. This work also appears on the cover of Crown Jewels of Thoroughbred Racing. "No track anywhere in America is more hallowed than Saratoga, which opened its gates in 1864, despite the Civil War. It is the oldest course still in operation in North America. The ancient but stately grandstand has been extended over the years but still retains its magical charm. A majority of the really great American champions have raced here for almost a century and a half. To me, the steeplechasing events, now abandoned at all other major American tracks, are amongst Saratoga's treasured traditions. This painting shows six champion steeplechasers of former years circling for the start of an imaginary race. From left to right, they are: Highland Bud (1989), Soothsayer (1972), Neji (1955, '57 & '58), Flatterer (1983, '84, '85, & '86), Zaccio (1980, '81 & '82), and Cafe Prince (1977 & '78). An outrider looks on." - Richard Stone Reeves, Crown Jewels of Thoroughbred Racing, page 190. Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) Quite simply, Reeves is among the very top of American equine portraiture artists, ranking him with such names as Edward Troye, Henry Stull, and Franklin Voss. A direct descendant of 19th-century portrait painter Thomas Sully, Reeves was trained at the Syracuse University School of Fine Art. His commissions included hundreds of the most famous racehorses from around the world.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - LUCKY LUCKY LUCKY
        Nov. 18, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves - LUCKY LUCKY LUCKY

        Est: $20,000 - $30,000

        Oil on canvas Signed, inscribed, dated ‘85 Bred in Kentucky by Leslie Combs II's Spendthrift Farm, Lucky Lucky Lucky raced for Combs and Equites Stable. Trained by D. Wayne Lukas, she retired with six wins from 22 starts and earnings of $847,126. As a 2-year-old, she won the Matron, Alcibiades, and Gardenia stakes, and at 3 she won the Kentucky Oaks, Black-Eyed Susan, and Arlington Oaks. In her 22 starts, Lucky Lucky Lucky either won or placed in 15 stakes-14 of them graded, and seven of them grade 1. Lucky Lucky Lucky, then in foal to Northern Dancer, brought a record price of $3 million at the 1986 Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale. Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) Quite simply, Reeves is among the very top of American equine portraiture artists, ranking him with such names as Edward Troye, Henry Stull, and Franklin Voss. A direct descendant of 19th-century portrait painter Thomas Sully, Reeves was trained at the Syracuse University School of Fine Art. His commissions included hundreds of the most famous racehorses from around the world.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • RICHARD STONE REEVES SIGNED LITHOGRAPH HEYDENRYK
        Oct. 30, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES SIGNED LITHOGRAPH HEYDENRYK

        Est: $80 - $120

        Richard Stone Reeves, (American 1919-2005) limited edition lithograph, "Crystal Water defeats Cascapedia and Caucasus" Edition of 750, signed, numbered in pencil. The work is housed in a House of Heydenryk frame (label verso), under glass. Measurements; sight 12 X 15 1/2"; framed 18 X 23"

        Austin York LLC
      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, APPROACHING THE START, LITHOGRAPH
        Jul. 06, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, APPROACHING THE START, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $600 - $800

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Approaching the Start Year: 1982 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil Edition: 150/750 Image Size: 18 x 24 inches Size: 22 x 27.5 in. (55.88 x 69.85 cm) Description: Several horses and their riders begin to approach the starting line to begin a race.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, AFFIRMED DEFEATING THE 1979 CLASSIC WINNERS, LITHOGRAPH
        Jul. 06, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, AFFIRMED DEFEATING THE 1979 CLASSIC WINNERS, LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $400 - $500

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Affirmed Defeating the 1979 Classic Winners Year: 1979 Medium: Lithograph, signed and numbered in pencil on bottom Edition: 105/750 Image Size: 10.5 x 16 inches Size: 15.5 x 20.5 in. (39.37 x 52.07 cm) Description: Galloping down the racetrack, the leading Thoroughbred is separated by the rest of the racehorses by several lengths as he approaches the finish line in this dynamic print by Richard Stone Reeves.

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      • Richard Stone Reeves "Secretariat" Lithograph
        Jul. 02, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves "Secretariat" Lithograph

        Est: $400 - $800

        Richard Stone Reeves (American: 1919 - 2005) lithograph in colors of titled "Secretariat, Horse of The Year 1972 and 1973, Triple Crown Winner 1973". Hand signed in pencil to lower right. Edition: 458/850. Measures: 39-1/4” W x 25-1/2” H. Frame: 45-1/2” W x 3-1/2” H. Provenance: Private Collection: Palm Beach, FL. Shipping: Purchaser local pick-up by request/appointment available for all items. Napoleons Fine Art does not offer in-house shipping for this item. However, we are happy to refer experienced local third-party shippers for all domestic and international buyers. Please feel free to contact the following shippers for estimates/quotes: Junior's Auction Services Email Address: [email protected] Telephone Number: (561) 510-0345 First Class Shipping Email Address: [email protected] Telephone Number: (754) 800-7674 The UPS Store #6989 Email Address: [email protected] Telephone Number: (561) 631-8997 Pak Mail Shipping Center US830 Email Address: [email protected] Telephone Number: (305) 274-2700 Have a similar item for sale? Learn how to feature your item(s) at auction at www.napoleonsfineart.com

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      • Richard Stone Reeves Limited Edition Print titled "Neji"
        Jun. 11, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves Limited Edition Print titled "Neji"

        Est: -

        Signed by the artist and numbered 407/500, this beautiful print of the famed horse Neji is available to you. Under glass and in excellent condition, the frame measures 26 1/4" by 24".

        Caswell Prewitt Realty, INC
      • Richard Stone Reeves Limited Edition Print featuring "Personality" and "Affectionately"
        Jun. 11, 2023

        Richard Stone Reeves Limited Edition Print featuring "Personality" and "Affectionately"

        Est: -

        Signed by the artist and numbered 133/300, this beautiful print of the two horses is a piece of great printed art. Under glass and in excellent condition, the frame measures 32" by 23 1/2".

        Caswell Prewitt Realty, INC
      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, PHAR LAP, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH
        Jun. 09, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, PHAR LAP, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $300 - $500

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Phar Lap Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Size: 22 x 27.5 in. (55.88 x 69.85 cm) Description: Shown with his jockey, this depiction of Australian champion racing horse, Phar Lap, highlights the beauty and strength of the thoroughbred often referred to as the "Wonder Horse" and "Red Terror."

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, GREY DAWN AT CHATEAU DU MESNIL, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH
        Jun. 09, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, GREY DAWN AT CHATEAU DU MESNIL, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $280 - $450

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm) Description: Walking across the grass bordering the reflective pond nearby, famed thoroughbred racing horse enjoys his retirement alongside one of his many offspring, a black foal. With a chateau in the distance, the French landscape appears beautiful and tranquil with the addition of the relaxing racehorses in this print by Richard Stone Reeves.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES, GENUINE RISK, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH
        Jun. 09, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES, GENUINE RISK, OFFSET LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $280 - $450

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Genuine Risk Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Size: 20 in. x 26 in. (50.8 cm x 66.04 cm) Description: Facing the left, the racehorse Genuine Risk is shown in her stable alongside her green silks by artist Richard Stone Reeves. Cast in light from a large window, the mare's coat shines and her muscular and lean form is on full display.

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      • RICHARD STONE REEVES SIGNED LITHOGRAPH
        May. 30, 2023

        RICHARD STONE REEVES SIGNED LITHOGRAPH

        Est: $80 - $120

        Richard Stone Reeves, (American 1919-2005) limited edition lithograph, "Crystal Water defeats Cascapedia and Caucasus" #4/750, signed. The work is housed in a House of Heydenryk frame (label verso), under glass. Measurements; sight 12 X 15 1/2"; framed 18 X 23"

        Austin York LLC
      • Richard Stone Reeves - UNIQUE TRIPLE, RAISE A NATIVE, AFFIRMED & EXCLUSIVE NATIVE, Spendthrift Farm
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves - UNIQUE TRIPLE, RAISE A NATIVE, AFFIRMED & EXCLUSIVE NATIVE, Spendthrift Farm

        Est: $50,000 - $70,000

        Richard Stone Reeves UNIQUE TRIPLE, RAISE A NATIVE, AFFIRMED & EXCLUSIVE NATIVE, Spendthrift Farm $50,000 - $70,000 ?This unique painting by Richard Stone Reeves was commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Wolfson shortly after their brilliant Triple Crown Champion, Affirmed, was retired to stud at Spendthrift Farm. Not only did all three of these great horses raced in the colors of Harbor View Farm, but Harbor View was also the breeder of Exclusive Native and Affirmed. Raise a Native was purchased by Lou Wolfson as a yearling and went undefeated in his two-year-old season, and was voted the American Champion two-year-old Male. One of the most influential sires of his time, Raise a Native sired 74 stakes winners which included Kentucky Derby winner Majestic Prince, the breed-shaping sire Mr. Prospector, as well as Alydar?who was the great rival of Affirmed. Exclusive Native sired an additional Kentucky Derby winner in the great filly, Genuine Risk. Affirmed was a champion at 2, 3 and 4, and Horse of the Year at 3 and 4. His battles with Alydar are legendary, with their Belmont Stakes being arguably the greatest race of all time. Following the pattern of his sire and grandsire, Affirmed also enjoyed success as a stallion, siring multiple champions, among them the great race mare, Flawlessly. This extraordinary painting depicts an amazing dynasty that has had a lasting impact on the American Stud Book? - John Williams \n \nChapter 6 of Richard Stone Reeves?s book, The Golden Post is entirely dedicated to the profound impact that Raise a Native, Affirmed and Exclusive Native had on American Thoroughbred breeding. The chapter is titled: ?The All-Americans: Vintage Years for the Bloodline which Bears the Stars and Stripes? and contains a full-page color illustration of the above work on the verso. The caption that accompanies the illustration reads: ?UNIQUE TRIPLE ? father, son and grandson all at stud on the same farm. From the left, Raise a Native, Affirmed and Exclusive Native are led out at Spendthrift Farm, Kentucky.? The introductory paragraph Reads: \n?By repute the only true American bloodline is that of the Kentucky-based stallion Raise a Native, the most influential of all US dirt track sires. \n \nHis first generation is comprised of Native Dancer and Raise You, both pure-bred American. The second generation is Polynesian, Geisha, Case Ace and Lady Glory?American all the way. The eight great grandparents are Unbreakable, Black Polly, Discovery, Miyako, Teddy, Sweetheart, American Flag and Beloved?all bred and born in the U.S.A. with the exception of Frenchman Teddy who, having acquired his green card at the age of 18, stood as a stallion in North America until his death. \n \nThis is the bloodline that bears the stars-and-stripes, and immediately behind that third generation there lurks Whisk Broom II, John P. Grier, Ultimus and Man o?War?some of the best and toughest U.S. racing blood. Raise a Native was born to carry Old Glory and there ought to be a stereophonic sound system for visitors as they approach the stallion box occupied by the 24-year-old emperor of Spendthrift Farm. From??The Halls of Montezuma, to the shores of Tripoli??? \n \nIn this important work Richard Stone Reeves memorializes the best of the Thoroughbred industry?from the Wolfsons as owners to Spendthrift as breeders, and from racehorses to stallions, the Unique Triple and their connections epitomized excellence.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - Man o' War
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves - Man o' War

        Est: $20,000 - $25,000

        Richard Stone Reeves Man o' War $20,000 - $25,000 When Man o' War sold at the Saratoga sales for $5,000, the man bidding that day on behalf of Samuel D. Riddle was Ed Buhler, the uncle of Richard Stone Reeves. Reeves said that this bit of knowledge when he was young "My uncle bought Man o' War" ? led directly to his association with Thoroughbreds. \n \n"It was," Reeves says, "a very special thrill when the publishers commissioned me to paint Man o' War for Classic Lines. I had gathered reference material since I was a boy. It was almost as if I had been practicing all my life for that one painting.? - Richard Stone Reeves, Classic Lines, page 95. \n \nMan O' War was bred by August Belmont, Jr at his Nursery Stud in Kentucky. Shortly after Man O' War was foaled, Belmont, Jr. enlisted in the United States Army to serve in France during World War I and while overseas, his wife named the foal Man O' War in honor of her husband. The Belmonts intended to race Man O' War themselves, but Belmont, Jr. was so absorbed with his wartime tasks?given the responsibility of supplying horses to the troops in Europe?he decided to sell their 21 yearlings at auction in Saratoga Springs, New York. Samuel D. Riddle purchased Man O' War for the sum of $5,000. Nicknamed ?Big Red,? the high-headed chestnut son of Fair Play went on to win 20 of 21 starts and was considered a champion at 2 and 3 as well as Horse of the Year in 1920. Man o? War was a leading sire, and his influence on American breeding was immense. Man O' War is widely considered one of the greatest racing horses of all time and in 1920 was The New York Times outstanding athlete of the year alongside Babe Ruth. Man o' War was retired by his owner Sam Riddle after his perfect Horse of the Year three-year-old campaign. In 1921 Man o' War started his stud duties at Hinata Farm outside of Lexington, which was managed by Elizabeth Daingerfield. The next year he was moved to Riddle's new farm, Faraway Farm. Here Man o' War became a Kentucky tourist attraction.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - Swaps
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves - Swaps

        Est: $12,000 - $15,000

        Richard Stone Reeves Swaps $12,000 - $15,000 Rex Ellsworth bred and owned Swaps and he was trained throughout his career by Mesh Tenney. Swaps was the son of Khaled, a stallion imported by the Aga Khan's and his dam, Iron Reward, was a half-sister to the Kentucky Derby winner Iron Liege. In the 1955 Kentucky Derby Swaps and jockey Willie Shoemaker defeated the odds-on favorite, Nashua with Eddie Arcaro in the saddle. Arcaro was quoted before the race as saying that a horse named Summer Tan was the primary threat in the Derby which led to a little bit of back and forth between the two camps which ultimately ended in the challenge of a match race. Nashua followed up the Derby loss with wins in the Preakness and Belmont Stakes. Swaps, nursing a split hoof wall, returned to the West Coast to rest, but ended up running in several races?breaking or equaling six track records at various distances, on turf and on dirt. \n \nThe match race between Nashua and Swaps was set to take place on August 31, 1955. Swaps tuned up early for a prep and on August 20th ran in and won the prestigious American Derby, setting a course record of 1-3/16 miles on the turf in 1:54-3?5 (a record that stood for over 50 years and maybe still stands). However, Swaps re-injured his foot was not able to run to his full potential in the match race and Nashua won easily and went on to become the Horse of the Year in 1955. The following year, at the age of four, Swaps was named Horse of the Year, beating Nashua by 78 votes to 45. William H.P. Robertson wrote in his "History of Thoroughbred Racing in America" that Swaps "entered stud with the largest collection of recognized world records (five) in history, and a lifetime performance summary, as follows: 25 starts, 19 wins, two seconds, two thirds, earnings of $848,900." \n \nSwaps stood at John Galbreath's Darby Dan Farm in Lexington, Kentucky and spent his last five seasons at Spendthrift Farm. Swaps sired 35 stakes winners, among his most successful offspring were Chateaugay, winner of the 1963 Kentucky Derby and the 1963 Belmont Stakes, and the U.S. Hall of Fame filly, Affectionately. \n \n25 career starts 14 starts at Hollywood Park 14-10-1-2, at Hollywood park he went 10-1-2 \n \nSwaps won the following stakes races at Hollywood Park \n \nWill Rogers Stakes by 12 lengths; first stakes race in which Swaps was the betting favorite; favored in all subsequent races. \n \nCalifornian Stakes set a new world record for 8-1?2 furlongs with time of 1:40-2?5, "almost casually" \n \nWesterner Stakes- front-running effort, "drew out at will" in the stretch to open a 10-length lead, won by 6 lengths after being eased at odds of 1-20; win betting only for a five-horse field

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - Eddie Arcaro
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves - Eddie Arcaro

        Est: $9,000 - $12,000

        Richard Stone Reeves Eddie Arcaro $9,000 - $12,000 Eddie Arcaro is a Hall of Fame jockey who won more American classic races than any other jockey in history and is the only rider to have won the U.S. Triple Crown twice. He is widely regarded as one of the, if not the, greatest jockeys in the history of American Thoroughbred horse racing. Arcaro won his first race in 1932 at the Agua Caliente racetrack in Tijuana, Mexico; he was 16 years old. In 1934, he began to ride at the newly opened Narragansett Park but was relatively unknown, but in 1935 he would get his first mount for a Kentucky Derby contender named Nellie Flag who was owned by Calumet. While Arcaro did not win either race with Nellie Flag the association he made with Calumet would last for many years and produce some of the greatest winners in the history of the American turf. Richard Stone Reeves chose to paint Eddie Arcaro in the Calumet silks because of the immense success that Arcaro had when riding their horses. Arcaro won his first Kentucky Derby in 1938 aboard the Calumet owned Lawrin. He is tied with Bill Hartack for most Derby wins with five, and has the most wins in the Preakness and the Belmont Stakes with six. He won the U.S. Triple Crown in 1941 on Whirlaway and again in 1948 on Citation, both horses were owned by Calumet. His other Kentucky Derby wins came on Calumet?s Hill Gail and Fred Hooper?s Hoop Jr. In addition to the American Classic wins Arcaro also won the Jockey Club Gold Cup 10 times, the Juvenile Stakes 7 times, the National Stallion Stakes 7 times, the Wood Memorial Stakes 9 times, the Suburban Handicap 8 times, the Withers Stakes 6 times, and the Kentucky Oaks 4 times. Arcaro rode some of the greatest horses of the 20th century including: Whirlaway, Citation, Ponder, Hoop Jr., Challedon, Kelso, Nashua, Mark-Ye-Well, Hill Prince, Bold Ruler, Sword Dancer, and Real Delight.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves - Kashmir II
        Nov. 18, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves - Kashmir II

        Est: $2,000 - $3,000

        Richard Stone Reeves Kashmir II $2,000 - $3,000 Kashmir II was bred in Ireland by Jane Levins Moore and sold as a yearling at the Newmarket sales for ?8,600. He was purchased by Peter Butler and sent to France to train under Mick Bartholomew and begin his racing career. In 1965, as a two-year-old, Kashmir won Prix du D?but at Saint-Cloud and the Prix de Martinvast at Longchamp before stepping up in class in the Prix Robert Papin. Kashmir handled the step up in class beautifully and secured the win, ridden to victory by the famous English jockey Lester Piggott. Kashmir won his three-year-old debut in the Prix Djebel before shipping to England?where he was called Kashmir II. Lester Piggott declined to ride Kashmir II in the 2000 Guineas and the mount was given to Jimmy Lindley. Lindley made the most of the occasion and sent Kashmir II out to an early three length lead early on the massive field of twenty-four. Lindley, fearing that they might be caught, furiously rode the colt down the Rowley Mile, getting every ounce of effort that he could out of Kashmir. In the end, it was enough, just. The pair held 0n to win by a head, capturing one of the jewels of British racing, the 2000 Guineas, in quite an unconventional manner. After the Guineas Kashmir II returned to France where he was retired to stud and became a successful breeding stallion. Among his best winners were Moulines, Dumka, Blue Cashmere, Kamicia, and Lightning.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph
        Nov. 05, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph

        Est: $900 - $1,250

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Year: Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Image Size: Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm)

        RoGallery
      • Framed Lithograph of racehorse - "Forego"
        Oct. 19, 2022

        Framed Lithograph of racehorse - "Forego"

        Est: $75 - $150

        Framed lithograph of a racehorse entitled Forego The Great American Champion penciled signed Richard Stone Reeves and numbered 370/600. Frame has missing molding measures 28.5 inches tall by 32.5 inches long. All invoices must be paid within 24 hours of the sale. This auction is Local Pick Up or Shipping with the Local UPS Store in Monmouth Junction, NJ. Local pickups are at our Monmouth Junction location on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday ONLY! All pickups are by appointment only. Any condition issues will be listed in the description. Please read the terms for full information.

        Bodnar's Auction Sales
      • Framed Lithograph of racehorse - "Affirmed"
        Oct. 19, 2022

        Framed Lithograph of racehorse - "Affirmed"

        Est: $100 - $200

        Framed lithograph of racehorse entitled Affirmed signed lower right by Richard Stone Reeves numbered 370/750. Missing small section of molding on frame. Measures 28 inches tall by 32 inches long. All invoices must be paid within 24 hours of the sale. This auction is Local Pick Up or Shipping with the Local UPS Store in Monmouth Junction, NJ. Local pickups are at our Monmouth Junction location on Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Monday ONLY! All pickups are by appointment only. Any condition issues will be listed in the description. Please read the terms for full information.

        Bodnar's Auction Sales
      • Richard Stone Reeves
        Sep. 17, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves

        Est: $300 - $600

        (New York/New Jersey, 1919 - 2005) Original artist signed lithograph titled, "Kelso." The work is signed lower right and numbered 198/250. Framed nicely and in good condition throughout. Framed: H23 3/4" W24 3/4" Sold from the collection of a private South Carolina institution.

        Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
      • Richard Stone Reeves
        Sep. 17, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves

        Est: $300 - $600

        (New York/New Jersey, 1919 - 2005) Original artist signed lithograph titled, " Exceller." The work is signed lower right and left with number. Nicely matted and framed good condition throughout. Framed: H29" W30 3/4" Sold from the collection of a private South Carolina institution.

        Wooten & Wooten Auctioneers
      • RICHARD STONE REEVES GRAYHOUNDS HISTORIC MILE IN 1937, PRINTED 1955
        Sep. 16, 2022

        RICHARD STONE REEVES GRAYHOUNDS HISTORIC MILE IN 1937, PRINTED 1955

        Est: $100 - $10,000

        pencil signed sapia etching; print of painting. Pencil signed by artist. Commemorating famous 1937 race. Minimal foxing in piece. Framed 25.5" x 31.5".

        Ledbetter Auctions
      • Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph
        Aug. 10, 2022

        Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph

        Est: $900 - $1,250

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Year: Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Image Size: Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm)

        RoGallery
      • Framed Print of 1977 Triple Crown Winner
        Jun. 22, 2022

        Framed Print of 1977 Triple Crown Winner

        Est: $50 - $100

        Framed print of Seattle Slew Jean Cruguet Up 1977 triple crown winner, by Richard Stone Reeves. Signed by Jean Cruguet and numbered 341 out of 500. Frame measures approx. 22" tall x 26" wide. Please read the terms and conditions. This sale will be broadcast live on sale day with full descriptions of each lot being sold. All items MUST be paid for within 24 HOURS of the sale. Anyone who has not paid within 24 hours will have a dispute opened against them and will not be able to bid at future sales. All items in this sale are local pick up only, or shipping via UPS store in Monmouth Junction, NJ. If you need your items shipped, we will send your items to the UPS store in Monmouth Junction, NJ . They will pack it and ship it to you and you will pay them separately and directly. Please call them to get a quote before bidding. Their phone number is 732-230-3551. If you are picking your items up you must contact us NO LATER than 24 hours after the sale to schedule an appointment to pick up. Pick up dates are Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday ONLY, and are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!! After Monday, if you have not picked up your items, they will be disposed of.

        Bodnar's Auction Sales
      • (HORSE RACING--SECRETARIAT.) Reproduction of a painting by Richard Stone Reeves, showing the thoroughbred racehorse Secretariat, Signed
        Jun. 16, 2022

        (HORSE RACING--SECRETARIAT.) Reproduction of a painting by Richard Stone Reeves, showing the thoroughbred racehorse Secretariat, Signed

        Est: $500 - $750

        (HORSE RACING--SECRETARIAT.) Reproduction of a painting by Richard Stone Reeves, showing the thoroughbred racehorse Secretariat, Signed by jockey Ron Turcotte and trainer Lucien Laurin, at lower left and right, in pencil. Additionally numbered 165/850 and signed by Reeves at lower right, in pencil. 24x26 inches; faint marginal discoloration from prior matting, remnants of hinging at upper edge verso. Np, nd

        Swann Auction Galleries
      • RICHARD STONE REEVES (AMERICAN 1919-2005) "SEABICUIT" SIGNED LITHOGRAPH.
        Jun. 08, 2022

        RICHARD STONE REEVES (AMERICAN 1919-2005) "SEABICUIT" SIGNED LITHOGRAPH.

        Est: $500 - $1,500

        Signed limited edition lithograph of Seabiscuit, horse of the year 1938. It is numbered "335/500" and pencil signed "Richard Stone Reeves" in the lower right corner. Excellent condition with only a couple of light creases on the lower edges. Professionally framed with two small scratches. Work size: 19" x 22 - 1/4". Condition: (Excellent). Dimensions: Frame: 28 - 3/4" x 31 - 1/4".

        Morphy Auctions
      • Vic Reeves, British B.1959 - Richard III, Katharine Hepburne, Rudolf Nureyev and Harry Houdini, 2006;
        Mar. 09, 2022

        Vic Reeves, British B.1959 - Richard III, Katharine Hepburne, Rudolf Nureyev and Harry Houdini, 2006;

        Est: £1,000 - £1,500

        Vic Reeves, British B.1959- Richard III, Katharine Hepburne, Rudolf Nureyev and Harry Houdini, 2006; four lithographs in colour on wove, forty copies, twelve signed and inscribed P/P in pencil, published by Sky Editions, London, with their blindstamp, each sheet 99.3 x 42cm (unframed) (40) (ARR) Please refer to department for condition report

        Roseberys
      • Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph
        Nov. 28, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph

        Est: $900 - $1,250

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Year: Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Image Size: Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm)

        RoGallery
      • Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph
        Nov. 26, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph

        Est: $350 - $450

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm)

        RoGallery
      • Richard Stone Reeves - Affirmed
        Nov. 21, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves - Affirmed

        Est: $20,000 - $25,000

        Richard Stone Reeves - American, 1919-2005 Affirmed Oil on canvas 14" x 18" Signed,, Inscribed and dated '90 Reeves affirmed “Affirmed always meant something very special to me. His owners, Louis and Patrice Wolfson, are old friends and clients of whom I was always very fond. When Affirmed matured into a stallion in Kentucky, he developed into one of the most attractive stallions I have painted. His neck arched and became a little fuller. His body proportions were a little heavier and more picturesque than as a racehorse, and his disposition was always one of the kindest that I have known. When Affirmed was at Calumet Farm, I had the pleasure of going out to his paddock and being able to visit and pet him, and he acted like an old friend.” Richard Stone Reeves, Crown Jewels of Thoroughbred Racing, page 33. Illustrated: Page 33. Crown Jewels of Thoroughbred Racing. Reeves, Richard Stone. The Bloodhorse, Lexington, Kentucky, 1997.

        The Sporting Art Auction
      • Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II at Haras Des Vignes, Evron, France'
        Nov. 10, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II at Haras Des Vignes, Evron, France'

        Est: £3,000 - £5,000

        Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II at Haras Des Vignes, Evron, France' signed and dated 'RICHARD STONE REEVES '75' and inscribed 'KASHMIR II' (lower centre); further inscribed 'SIRE OF MOULINES/POULE D'ESSAI DES POULAINS 1974' (lower left); 'SIRE OF DUMKA/POULE D'ESSAI DES POULICHES 1974' (lower right); and signed, dated and titled 'KASHMIR II AT HARAS DES VIGNES, EVRON, FRANCE/ PAINTED BY RICHARD STONE REEVES 1975' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 66 x 81.6cm (26 x 32 1/8in). For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

        Bonhams
      • Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II, J Lindley up, 1966'
        Nov. 10, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II, J Lindley up, 1966'

        Est: £4,000 - £6,000

        Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) 'Kashmir II, J Lindley up, 1966' signed 'RICHARD STONE REEVES' (lower right); titled and dated 'KASHMIR II/J. LINDLEY UP/ 1966' (lower left) oil on canvas 71.1 x 92.1cm (28 x 36 1/4in). For further information on this lot please visit the Bonhams website

        Bonhams
      • Richard Stone Reeves Signed Lithograph
        Aug. 17, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves Signed Lithograph

        Est: $20 - $200

        DESCRIPTION: Richard Stone Reeves hand signed limited edition lithograph. Titled: "Native Dancer" featuring the dipition of a horse and jockey after a win. Pencil signed lower right: "Richard Stone Reeves" numbered: "2/260" Mounted in a black lacquered frame. Label from "The Sporting Gallery and Bookshop Inc, New York" at reverse. CIRCA: 20th Cent. ORIGIN: USA DIMENSIONS: (Framed) H: 22" x L: 24" (Image) H: 14.5" x L: 15.5" Have a similar item to sell? Contact: [email protected]. CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email ([email protected]) or SMS(305)-332-9274. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission."

        Akiba Galleries
      • Affirmed Bronze & Lithograph
        Jul. 24, 2021

        Affirmed Bronze & Lithograph

        Est: $1,200 - $1,500

        "Affirmed, Horse of the Year" bronze by Marilyn Newmark(American, 1929 2013), 45/150, 10 1/2 in. H., 11 1/2 in. L. and "Affirmed Leading Alydar" color lithograph by Richard Stone Reeves (American, 1919-2005) signed lr 93/750, 16 1/2 X 12 in., in giltwood frame.

        Alex Cooper
      • Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph
        May. 28, 2021

        Richard Stone Reeves, Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil, Offset Lithograph

        Est: $900 - $1,250

        Artist: Richard Stone Reeves, American (1919 - 2005) Title: Grey Dawn at Chateau du Mesnil Year: Medium: Offset Lithograph, Signed in pencil Image Size: Size: 17 x 19 in. (43.18 x 48.26 cm)

        RoGallery
      • RS REEVES NEJO RACEHORSE STEEPLECHASE CHAMP PRINT
        May. 22, 2021

        RS REEVES NEJO RACEHORSE STEEPLECHASE CHAMP PRINT

        Est: $400 - $500

        This is a fine estate found horse racing print from American artist Richard Stone Reeves (1919 - 2005). Reeves graduated with a Fine Arts degree from Syracuse University. He served with the United States Navy during World War II after which he embarked on a career as a painter of horses. His big break came when Life magazine featured his painting of 1947 Horse of the Year, Armed. That publicity led to his being hired to do private portraitures for many American and European horse owners. As well as portraits, Reeves did a number of action scenes from memorable races. More than a dozen of his works can be found in the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, New York. - The paper is 22 x 19" and the colored print area is 18 x 15".

        Mark Lawson Antiques, Inc.
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