Charity auction race with Joe Schmidt
Nearly 50 lots announced. Running, sports and entertainment packages lead the auction
The racing community and the general public donated nearly 50 items for a special horse racing charity event with Joe schmidt in the Hotel Keadeen next Thursday January 17.
Irish jockeys injured, the Irish Horse Welfare Trust and the Drogheda Memorial Fund gathered to welcome ‘An audience with Joe Schmidt‘next Thursday January 17 at 1 p.m. at the County Kildare Hotel.
The full list of auction items is now available at www.galabid.com/racing and includes a € 1,000 Paddy Power bet on the Irish Gold Cup winner at Leopardstown racecourse in February, a Highly sought after Irish rugby signed by the 2018 winning Six Nations rugby team, signed and framed photographs of a host of sports and entertainment stars including Lionel Messi, Pele, Brian O’Driscoll and Ed Sheeran, from VIP packages to the Punchestown and Galway festivals, a luxury stay at the Kilkea Castle Hotel and Golf Resort, lifetime use of solid beige racing colors and a green ensemble with a white cap, court visits to Willie Mullins , Aidan O’Brien, Joseph O’Brien, Jessica Harrington, Irish National Stud Racing Club membership and a 2019 Tasleet nomination being held at Nunnery Stud in Norfolk under the direction of the Shadwell Estate Company.
Other sports have answered the call with signed jerseys and hurleys from this year’s football and hurling finals across Ireland, including tickets to both finals in 2019.
There will be two separate auctions – one online auction of nearly 40 items and one ‘Top Lot’ auction with 12 exceptional items. Bids for the online auction are now accepted at www.galabid.com/racing and will close on Thursday, January 17 at 6 p.m.
Goffs Sales Director Nick Nugent will lead the ‘Top Lot’ auction of 12 unique and high-value items at the lunchtime event in the Hotel Keadeen. These articles can also be viewed at www.galabid.com/auction/racing
Availability is limited for tables of 10, including lunch, for € 1,000. Please contact Donal O’Shea of the Drogheda Memorial Fund on 045 445 620 or email: [email protected]
Anyone who cannot attend but would like to bid on one of the larger lots can also send advance bids to Donal O’Shea before 5 p.m. on Wednesday January 16.
All proceeds from the auction will be donated to the Irish jockeys injured, the Irish Horse Welfare Trust and the Drogheda Memorial Fund.
‘TOP LOT’ OF LIVE AUCTION ITEMS
There are 12 items in the ‘Top Lot’ which have been selected for the live auction which will take place after lunch on Thursday January 17th at Hotel Keadeen.
The 12 “Top Lot” items can be viewed at www.galabid.com/racing.
However, offers will only be accepted for these items at lunchtime.
Tickets for this event, which are almost sold out, can be obtained from Donal O Shea at [email protected]
Racing Colors: BEIGE A solid set of beige colors, including a free lifetime registration with Horse Racing Ireland.
Appointment at Tasleet for 2019
La Forge – Carolyn Alexander Painting
Signed Irish rugby team jersey
Luxury Aran Islands experience for two
All Ireland Hurling Final Tickets 2019
Ballydoyle Yard Tour
Willie Mullins Court Tour
Power Paddy bet 1000 €
Sea the Stars designer handbag
Weekend stay at one of the Dublin O’Callaghan Collection hotels
ONLINE AUCTION ITEMS
There are almost 40 items in the online auction. These items are available for auction at: www.galabid.com/racing.
Online items will close for auction at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 17.
The highest online bid received before 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 17 will win the item. Other elements could be added in the coming days.
Visit of the Joseph O’Brien court
Barcelona framed shirt signed Lionel Messi
Jessica Harrington Court Tour
Shirt framed and signed Pelé
Ryder Cup “Miracle in Medinah” Pin Flag (inset)
Extreme Sports Break at the Slieve Russell Hotel
Limerick jersey signed
Dublin signed jersey
Tiger Roll Colors, winner of the Grand National d’Aintree 2018
Paul McGrath 8×6 “Signed and framed photograph
Lunch and race for 10 guests in Leopardstown
Signed Limerick Hurley
All Ireland Football Final Tickets 2019
VIP package until 2019 thetote.com Galway Plate Day
Signed and framed image of Brian O’Driscoll
VIP package at Punchestown Festival 2019
Membership of the Irish National Stud Racing Club
Luxury stay at Kilkea Castle Hotel & Golf Resort
Fairyhouse Racecourse Sponsorship Package
Connolly RED MILLS Horse Feed
Tattersalls Ireland International Horse Trials VIP Package
4-Ball at Palmerstown House Estate
VIP tour of the Kildangan stud farm
Framed and signed photo Usain Bolt
Paddy Power Hospitality at Cheltenham Festival 2019
Signed photograph Ed Sheeran 10 x 8 “
Tour of Henry’s Court of Bromhead
Tammy Walters horse head print. Title: “His Grace”
Four Ball at Killeen Castle
Noel Meade Court Tour
Flag Pin’s Ryder Cup 2018
Gordon Elliott Court Tour
Hotel & Lodge break in Woodenbridge
Midweight Horseware Blanket with Hood
Horseware Rambo Turnout Midweight Blanket
Three-month subscription to Educogym
Full details are available at www.galabid.com/racing
Irish jockeys injured
Irish Injured Jockeys was established in 2014 to raise awareness and raise essential funds to support injured jockeys. Funds raised through Irish Injured Jockeys go to injured runners who need help the most.
Irish Horse Welfare Trust
Irish Horse Welfare Trust was established in 1999 to help the plight of horses in Ireland. As Ireland’s largest dedicated horse charity, it offers a dedicated center, equipped for 65 horses and ponies, including recycling of retired racehorses, at their equine center in Woodenbridge, Co. Wicklow.
Drogheda Memorial Fund
The Drogheda Memorial Fund was established in 1893 to provide temporary and permanent financial assistance to coaches and riders who find themselves in need, whether due to age, illness, accident or d ‘a misfortune. It also provides funds for the widows and children of such people. The fund’s income comes from a portion of the annual license fees of jockeys, qualified riders (amateur jockeys) and coaches, investment income and voluntary donations.
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