Fundraiser Scheduled for Jockey Vitek
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 3/31/2008 5:07:56 PM
Last Updated: 4/2/2008 9:04:14 AM

A fundraiser for jockey Justin Vitek, who is suffering from acute myelogenous leukemia, will be held April 21 at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville from 6:30-10:30 p.m. EDT.

Tickets are $50, which includes dinner, complimentary wine and beer from 6:30-8:30, cash bar, live and silent auction, and renowned comedian Mark Kleine. The first 50 people through the doors on the night of the event will receive a free goodie bag valued at more than $100.

Tickets are now available for purchase from JoLynn Johnston, event coordinator, by sending a check to The Justin Vitek Fund c/o JoLynn Johnston, 5394 Taylor Mill Rd., Taylor Mill, KY, 41015. Advance purchase is recommended.

Sponsors of the event include WinStar Farm, Helen Alexander, XpressBet, and Tom Drury Racing Stables. Cash donations and auction items are still being accepted. For more information, contact JoLynn Johnston at 859-261-0745.



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