retired Hall of Fame Jockey Pat Day has been
honored with a new limited edition print by acclaimed
equine artist Kathy Sullivan. Proceeds from the print will benefit
the Racetrack Chaplaincy of America. The print, entitled
"Derby Day," features Day wearing the distinctive
racing silks from his victory in the 1992 Kentucky Derby aboard
Lil E. Tee.
Day authorized the commision of the painting to assist the Racetrack
Chaplaincy of America, a national organization of Chaplains from
several denominations that serve the work force of the horse racing
industry. "The painting is a wonderful honor and it is a
pleasure to be able to recapture one of my fondest racing moments
to serve the chaplaincy," said Day.
Louisvillian Kathy Sullivan, the featured cover artist for the
2005 Kentucky Derby Souvenir Magazine whose work is prominently
displayed thoughout Churchill Downs was selected for this project.
Sullivan, known for her unique expressionistic style blending
color and texture says," I am thrilled to have been chosen
for this project honoring one of horse racing's greatest legends."
The print, measuring 20" x 24" is limited to a total
editon of 250 pieces, each signed and
numbered by Sullivan and Day. The price, $118.00
appropriately represents Lil E. Tee's victory in the 118th Run
for the Roses. Published by Moonlight Press, the print is available
print is available online,
and the following retail establishments: Kentucky Derby Museum,
and Taste of Kentucky.
For more information contact Moonlight Press at 502 473-1036.