LOPE Silent Auction Now Open Online

The LOPE silent auction for Texas Champions Day is currently open online for bidding through Friday, November 18 at midnight. The silent auction then culminates for final live bidding on Saturday, November 19 during Texas Champions Day at Sam Houston Race Park between 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. All proceeds directly support LOPE Texas.

You may bid online until Friday, November 18 at midnight. If you wish to place a final bid on Saturday November 19, you or someone acting as your agent must place that bid in person at Sam Houston during the live auction hours.

The theme of the auction is Texas Champions, and there are 20 great items to bid on including:

  • Lightening Ball, a 9-y.o. Texas Thoroughbred, retiring after winning $300K
  • Seven stallion seasons to premiere Texas sires
  • Private tour and wine tasting for 25 people at exclusive Texas winery
  • One month dressage/English training for horse and rider
  • One month board or layup at top notch new facility near Dallas

Lightening Ball, as well as the other silent auction items, will be on display at Sam Houston Race Park on Saturday, November 19.

To enter the auction and start bidding, just click here.

LOPE Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to providing new careers for retiring ex-racehorses of all breeds in Texas. It does this through its online services and its ranch adoption center near Austin. Since 2003, LOPE has transitioned 350 Texas ex-racehorses into new homes.

For more information, visit the LOPE Texas website at www.lopetx.org or contact LOPE Executive Director Lynn Rorke, at lynn@lopetx.org or 512.565.1824.

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