The Mt. Brilliant Family Foundation has signed on as the presenting sponsor of the upcoming 33rd annual TCA Stallion Season Auction, set to be held Jan. 4-8, 2023.
“We greatly appreciate the support of Mt. Brilliant,” Erin Halliwell, executive director of TCA, said. “The Stallion Season Auction is vital to our organization as it allows us to make grants to qualified organizations across the country. Mt. Brilliant's sponsorship and support of the auction and TCA are a testament to their strong commitment to our mission of assisting Thoroughbreds and those who care for them.”
In addition to Mt. Brilliant, other TCA Stallion Season Auction sponsors include Bourbon Lane Stable Retirement Fund, Coolmore America, Limestone Bank, Top Line Sales, Equine Medical of Ocala, L.V. Harkness, Paulick Report, BloodHorse, Daily Racing Form and Thoroughbred Daily News.
“The Mt. Brilliant Family Foundation is proud to support the Thoroughbred Charities of America in its mission to support our industry and more importantly the animals we love,” Hutton Goodman, Mt. Brilliant's racing manager, said.
The TCA Stallion Season Auction is the organization's largest annual fundraiser and opens with an online auction beginning at 9 a.m. on Jan. 4 and continues through 4:30 p.m. EST on Friday, Jan. 6. The online auction will offer nearly 200 seasons to stallions standing in 14 states and Canada.
The majority of the seasons will sell during the online auction, however several seasons will be sold in the 'Tis the Seasons Celebration on Sunday, Jan. 8 at the Grand Reserve in Lexington, Ky. Bidders or their authorized agents may bid on the select seasons by attending the live auction in-person, or they may email [email protected]g to register to bid online or by telephone. A silent auction will also be offered. All non-season items will be available via online bidding.