"Surprise Attack!" Autographed by jockey Jose' Ortiz
TO HELP BENEFIT THE 'TAKE 2' THOROUGHBRED RETIREMENT FOUNDATION
An Artist and Jockey Signed & Numbered Limited Edition of 75 Fine Art Prints
Image Size 17.5" x 21"
Overall Print Size 21" x 26.5"
Due to volume and framing supply issues, All prints are currently Sold Unframed.
However, this print frames beautifully, inexpensively & quickly in a walnut wood-colored moulding - which can be found at any local mom & pop picture framer, or Hobby Lobby or Michaels Art & Craft store.
No matting required for attractiveness.
Proceeds from the sales of the jockey Jose' Ortiz-signed prints will go to the
TAKE 2 Thoroughbred Retirement Program
TAKE 2, co-headed by New York-based trainer Rick Schosberg, sees to it that retired racehorses are brought back to optimum health and later found quality "forever homes"
THE CAPTION BENEATH THE ARTWORK READS
In an act of crazed competitiveness during a duel between world-class sprinters, Firenze Fire stunned onlookers and suddenly launched at his foe, Yaupon -- and savaged him, relentlessly, for 150 feet of deep stretch.
As Firenze Fire connected on several bite-attempts, jockey Jose' Ortiz desperately fished to regain the right rein torn from his grasp.
Amazingly, the 2 colts maintained top speed throughout, and at the wire of a race which will go down in historical lore, the undaunted Yaupon - and startled jockey Ricardo Santana - prevailed by a head
By witness of the photo, jockey Jose' Ortiz says, "Hey, don't blame me!"