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Backside Learning Center's Largest Annual Fundraiser Sells Out; Silent Auction Live Online

The Backside Learning Center (BLC)--an independent non-profit organization providing support and resources in a safe, welcoming environment for the diverse community of racetrack workers and their families--will hold its largest annual fundraiser, "The 16th Annual Benefit for the Backside: A Day at the Races", Friday, Nov. 18 at Churchill Downs. While the event is sold out, the BLC is hosting an online, silent auction consisting of horseracing, and hard to find items including a Kentucky Oaks box for 6; a speakeasy tasting tour at Evan Williams bourbon for 20; a...

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Old Friends Opens Up Halter Auction to Absentee Bidding

Kentucky's Thoroughbred retirement farm Old Friends, which previously announced a Breeders' Cup celebration to be held Sunday, Nov. 6, has opened up absentee auction bidding for halters worn by Affirmed Success, Authentic, Groupie Doll, Gun Runner, Lava Man, Midnight Bisou, Paynter, War Front, and Yoshida (Jpn). Each item is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity. Interested buyers unable to attend on Sunday can bid by emailing name, address, phone number, and highest bid to: [email protected] For more information on the event, click here. Bidding deadline is Saturday, Nov. 5, at...

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Family Hosts Fundraiser For Paul Jeremy

The family of blacksmith and former huntsman Paul Jeremy, who was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma, is hosting a fundraiser to help support his long-term financial needs. The event will be held at McCarthy's Irish Bar located at 117 Upper St., Lexington, KY following the conclusion of racing Sunday Oct. 16. The following items will be available for silent auction: Castle and Key Hamper (Bourbon, Vodka, Whiskey, Gin) Tour for 6 people included. Enjoy a great day out hunting with the Camargo Hunt in Owenton, Ky. Horse provided. Can ride...

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Old Friends Hosting Breeders' Cup Celebration

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., will host a special Breeders' Cup Celebration Sunday Nov. 6 from 12:00-4 p.m. Tickets are $40 for the general public and $20 for Old Friends Clubhouse members. Children under 12 are free. Reservations can be made online by visiting the Old Friends website (www.oldfriendsequine.org), or by calling the farm at (502) 863-1775. Guests will enjoy a barbeque buffet by Proud Mary's, live Bluegrass music from Steve Norman and Friends, and both live and silent auctions of racing memorabilia, collectible stallion halters,...

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Secretariat Center to Host 'Bluegrass Brunch & Bubbles' Fundraiser

The Secretariat Center will host its first-ever "Bluegrass Brunch and Bubbles" event featuring a silent auction fundraiser to benefit the rehabilitation and rehoming of Thoroughbred racehorses from 10:00 am-12:00 pm Sept. 24, 2022, at the Secretariat Center farm located within the Kentucky Horse Park. Tickets for this unique brunch experience are $50 per person and come with all-inclusive access to a Winner's Circle Bluegrass Brunch catered by DV8 Kitchen, a bottomless Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar, pastries by Magee's Bakery, and coffee by Thoroughbred Coffee Station all generously sponsored by...

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TRF to Hold Silent Auction of Original Artwork at Belmont

The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, in collaboration with TRF board member Anita Motion, will host a silent auction of original artwork to benefit the nearly 500 horses in the care of the organization. The event will be held at Belmont Park this Saturday, Oct. 9. The display featuring the artwork will be set up in the Clubhouse Lobby at Belmont Park and will run throughout the day starting when gates open at 11:00 a.m. The auction will close at approximately 4:52 p.m., which is the scheduled post time of the day's...

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Annual TCA Stallion Season Auction Begins

The 31st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction, the largest for the organization, is open for bidding. Bidding on over 200 stallion seasons from 14 states kicked off on www.starquine.com and will continue through Jan. 8 with a staggered ending times beginning at 4:30 p.m. EST. Seasons available in the online auction include Gun Runner, Ghostzapper, Palace Malice, Liam's Map, More Than Ready, Speightstown, and many more. View all seasons here. In addition to the online auction, a live auction of select seasons will be held Tuesday, Jan....

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TCA Holding Series of Fundraising Auctions
TCA Holding Series of Fundraising Auctions

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) will hold a variety of fundraising auctions over the first two weeks of the new year, featuring approximately 200 stallion seasons from over 10 states as well as a silent auction of non-season items. The TCA's Online Season Auction features over 150 seasons and runs from Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. through Friday, Jan. 8 at 4:30 p.m. EST. Featured in the online auction are seasons to such sires as Candy Ride (Arg), English Channel, Ghostzapper, Gun Runner, Liam's Map, More Than Ready, Outwork,...

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Central Kentucky Riding for Hope to Host Saddle Up for Hope Virtual Gala

Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH), a nonprofit organization that provides equine-assisted therapies and activities to more than 300 individuals with disabilities each year, is hosting a virtual gala Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. ET. The event will include both silent & live auctions, a raffle drawing, riding demonstrations by CKRH's young equestrians and a simulated horse auction to sponsor eight equine therapy teams for the coming year. More than 250 items are available for purchase from such auction categories as artwork, children's, jewelry, home decor, collector's specials, and more....

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Retired Racehorse Project's Silent Auction Open

The silent auction portion of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP)'s fundraising for the 2021 Thoroughbred Makeover opened Thursday. The online auction will close Saturday, Oct. 10, at 4:00 p.m. ET. Racing memorabilia, experiences or services, artwork, jewelry, and equestrian items are among the items up for bid. Halters worn by Authentic (Into Mischief), Tiz The Law (Constitution), Catholic Boy (More Than Ready), English Channel (Smart Strike), and Get Stormy (Stormy Atlantic) are among the items included. "Although we'll certainly miss gathering at the Kentucky Horse Park for the Makeover and...

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