Dan Patch Awards Silent Auction to Benefit Harness Horse Youth Foundation & US Harness Writers Association

Harrisburg, PA — The Dan Patch Awards Dinner is rapidly approaching (February 24th) and along with it, the annual silent auction that is held in conjunction with the evening’s festivities. Once again the Harness Horse Youth Foundation and US Harness Writers Association industry outreach will benefit from the proceeds.

This year’s auction features 31 outstanding items so there is sure to be something of interest for everyone! A PDF including photos of the items as well as descriptions of them can be found here: Current Fundraisers

Lots available include:

  • Rosen Shingle Creek Package (Rosen Shingle Creek)
  • Gold Cup & Saucer Package (Red Shores Racetrack & Casino, Melissa Keith)
  • Mare & Foal Statue (Judy Wilson)
  • BG’s Bunny Wine Bucket, Wine & Wine Stopper (Shawn Wiles, Murray Brown, & Callie Davies-Gooch)
  • Bow River Necklace (Bow River Jewelry)
  • Pedigree Services through Pedigree Matching Website (Norman Hall, Melissa Keith)
  • Cam Fella Print (Carol Hodes)
  • Somebeachsomewhere Print (Michelle Hogan)
  • Champagne Collection # 1 (Barry Lefkowitz, Callie Davies-Gooch)
  • Champagne Collection # 2 (Barry Lefkowitz, Moira Fanning)
  • Yankees Tickets (Bob Boni/Northwood Bloodstock Agency, Mitchel Skolnick/Bluestone Farms)
  • Autographed Baseball # 1 – signer to be announced (Joe Lee)
  • Autographed Baseball # 2 – signer to be announced (Joe Lee)
  • Ladies’ Accessories (fascinator hat, earrings, scarf) (Lilliput Hats, Pat Hillman, Harness Racing Museum, Garnet Barnsdale, Melissa Keith)
  • Foiled Again Collection (Adam Bowden, Callie Davies-Gooch, Moira Fanning, Hoosier Park, The Meadows, The Meadowlands)
  • Cozy Evening Collection (Ann Lufkin, Carol Cramer, Ellen Harvey, Harness Racing Museum, Fennell’s)
  • Horse Sculpture (Estate of Mary Lou Dondarski, Judy Wilson)
  • Tomasello Wine Basket & Tasting
  • (Tomasello Winery, Tom Cosentino, Barry Lefkowitz)
  • Halters From Trotting Greats – Continentalvictory & Credit Winner (Halters For Hope, Andrew Cohen)
  • Preakness Package (Maryland Jockey Club, Cheri Stambaugh)
  • McWicked Poster (US Trotting Association, Mark Hall)
  • Shartin N Poster (US Trotting Association, Mark Hall)
  • Glenlivit Archive 21 Year Old Scotch (Barry Lefkowitz)
  • Somebeachsomewhere Print & Program (Brent McGrath, Melissa Keith)
  • On The Road Again Print & Program (Northlands Park, Melissa Keith)
  • Ohio Sires Stake Basket (Ohio Sires Stakes, Kim Rinker)
  • Harness Racing Swag Bag (Adriano Sorella, Garnet Barnsdale)
  • Post Time With Mike & Mike Advertising Package (Mike Carter, Mike Bozich)
  • Handicapping Seminar With Garnet Barnsdale (Garnet Barnsdale)
  • Gettin’ An Education Print (Kim Rinker)
  • Timothy T at DuQuoin Painting
  • Classical Way at The Red Mile Painting
  • And perhaps a few late entries!

Proceeds from the silent auction go to fund the Harness Horse Youth Foundation’s Summer Programs as well as the United States Harness Writers Association’s industry outreach initiatives.

For complete information, item descriptions, available photos and bidding instructions, please visit www.ushwa.org or call Steven Wolf 954-654-3757 or Ellen Taylor 317-908-0029. Phone bidding is possible but must be arranged prior to February 23th.