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 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 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

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.


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

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

Racing colors

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


There are almost 40 items in the online auction. These items are available for auction at:

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 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


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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