The Retirement Assistance and Care for Equines Fund, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization established in 2004 and TAA accredited, will launch its 2020 fund drive with an online auction on eBay starting May 22 at 8:00 p.m. EST and ending May 29 to help raise funds for racehorse retirement and rescue.
Featured items include: halters of the following: 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Funny Cide, 2012 and 2013 American Champion Female Sprinter Groupie Doll, 2013 Breeders Cup Classic winner Mucho Macho Man, 2014 Florida Derby winner Constitution, 2014 Holy Bull S. winner Cairo Prince, 2015 Whitney S. and Metropolitan H. winner Honor Code, 2016 Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist, 2016 Fountain of Youth S. winner Mohaymen, 2017 Dubai and Pegasus World Cup winner Arrogate, Littleprincessemma, dam of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and Hall of Famer Serena's Song. Horseshoes worn by War Front, Afleet Alex and Bird Song are also available. Other items to be auctioned are a farm tour donated by Three Chimneys and Stonestreet posters.
“We have some very exciting auction items again this year. We would like to especially thank volunteer Roxanne Campbell for her tireless efforts as well as Adena Springs, Airdrie Stud, Inc. Claiborne, Darley-Godolphin, Denali Stud, Gainesway, Juddmonte Farms, Kentucky Horse Park, Lane's End, Shadwell, Stonestreet, Summer Wind Farm, Three Chimneys, Timber Town Stables and WinStar for their generous support by donating such valuable items of racing champions to help us raise funds,” said Marlene Murray, President of the R.A.C.E. Fund.
All proceeds raised will be used to help Thoroughbred racehorses in need of retirement and rescue from slaughter.