WinStar Farm is auctioning off memorabilia on eBay.com, with 100% of the proceeds going to designated industry and area charities. The online auction, which includes four separate offerings, began May 21 and will close May 29.
The feature item is a 24" x 36" commemorative shadowbox for the horse Revolutionary . Contents included in the shadowbox are:
- Kentucky Derby saddlecloth with the No. 3
- Revolutionary photograph
- Autographed goggles worn by jockey Calvin Borel
- Official silks tag from the Kentucky Derby draw autographed by Borel and trainer Todd Pletcher
- Shoe worn by Revolutionary in the Kentucky Derby
- Two official Kentucky Derby programs
- Kentucky Derby glass
- Revolutionary button
All proceeds from the sale will benefit the Woodford County Humane Society.
The auction also features authentic halters worn by WinStar stallions Super Saver , Bodemeister , and Tiznow . Proceeds from the sale of each halter will benefit Heroes Night Out of Kentucky, Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, and Backside Learning Center, respectively.
"One of the great benefits of having racehorses and stallions that fans respond to is the ability for us to find creative ways to help our industry charities," said Elliott Walden, president and CEO of WinStar, in a release. "We are hopeful this auction will make a difference with the money it raises, and we encourage all fans and Thoroughbred enthusiasts to support a good cause."
Below are links to each of the individual offerings: