LEXINGTON, KY — Bidding is now open for the silent auction benefitting the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance at America’s Best Racing’s Pre-Preakness Party. While items will be on display for viewing at the Pre-Preakness party, the auction is open to the public and all bidding will be done online. Auction items include an exciting assortment of racing memorabilia, fine art, and more.
The eighth annual Pre-Preakness Party is set to be held on Wednesday, May 17, at the Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore, Maryland. Tickets are available online at: www.eventbrite.com/e/8th-annual-pre-preakness-party-by-thoroughbred-aftercare-alliance-abr-tickets-596988597967
For individuals that are not present at the party, items will be shipped to the winning bidder (shipping costs will apply). To register and bid, visit: https://cbo.io/bidapp/index.php?slug=abrparty
Bidding will close on Wednesday, May 17 at 9:45 PM EDT.
Some of highlights of items available include:
- Flightline halter in custom-built shadow box with Flightline hat and photo of Breeders’ Cup Classic victory run
- Paintings by Donna B Fine Art
- Various autographed saddle towels, including Flightline and Mage
- Brook Ledge Horse Transportation: one box stall shipment credit
- Christine A. Moore Millinery fascinator
- A seven-night stay for two people in a beautiful one-bedroom waterfront condo in St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands
- Maryland Million Day VIP Package
- Two Family Portrait Sessions and fine art portraits at Refocus Portrait Studio
“We are so grateful to all our donors and supporters that have contributed an incredible selection of items. We look forward to seeing everyone at the ABR Pre-Preakness Party on Wednesday!” said Emily Dresen, Director of Funding & Events, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
About the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance
Based in Lexington, KY, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations to retrain, retire, and rehome Thoroughbreds using industry-wide funding. Along with continued funding from its original partners Breeders’ Cup, The Jockey Club, and Keeneland Association, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is supported by owners, trainers, breeders, racetracks, aftercare professionals, and other industry members. Since inception in 2012, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has granted more than $28.1 million to accredited aftercare organizations. Currently 81 aftercare organizations comprised of approximately 180 facilities across North America have been granted accreditation. To learn more about the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, visit thoroughbredaftercare.org.
About America’s Best Racing
America’s Best Racing is a multimedia fan development and awareness-building platform, initiated by The Jockey Club, designed to increase the profile and visibility of North America’s best Thoroughbred racing events and is the online destination for all things related to the sport. Through expert content, human and equine interest features, award-winning video content, livestream, second-screen productions, and wide-reaching programs, America’s Best Racing introduces the love of horse racing to the next generation of fans, turning them into lifelong fans of the sport and lifestyle. For more information about “A Stake in Stardom” and the Road to the Triple Crown visit americasbestracing.net. You can follow America’s Best Racing at americasbestracing.net as well as on social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, and TikTok.