1992 Lil E Tee Tac Pin
This pin honors Lil E. Tee, winner of the 1992 Kentucky Derby with U.S. Racing Hall of Fame jockey and Louisville native Pat Day up. In a tiring race, Lil E. Tee caught up with Casual Lies and raced ahead to win. His win surprised everyone. The clear favorite had been Arazi; and Lil E. Tee, who had second rate lineage seemed no match. His race has come to be known as “The Longest Shot.” After losing the Preakness to Arazi, Lil E. Tee contracted a lung infection that required he forfeit the Belmont Stakes. He would retire to stud at Old Frankfort Stud in Lexington, Kentucky. Lil E. Tee was bred in Pennsylvania by Lawrence I. Littman, owned by W. Cal Partee and trained by Lynn Whiting.
A Kentucky Derby Museum Exclusive.
Pin measures 0.75 X 1”.

Item #001068