A breeding to multiple grade I winner Bernardini has been added to the stellar roster of seasons to be included in the Thoroughbred Charities of America's stallion season auction beginning on Nov. 27. The auction concludes with a live bidding at Keeneland on Dec. 1. Darley at Jonabell donated the Bernardini season.The roster of seasons also include Unbridled's Song, Bluegrass Cat, Songandaprayer, Awesome Again , Speightstown , Bellamy Road, Vindication, Dynaformer and others. Proceeds of the auction will be distributed to about 150 organizations involved with horse rescue and retraining, backstretch aid including scholarships, therapeutic riding and equine research.
This is the 17th annual TCA event. It raised $1.9 million last year, making TCA the largest Thoroughbred charity in the country.