Dan Patch Awards Silent Auction to Benefit HHYF, USHWA 

The Dan Patch Awards Dinner is rapidly approaching 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.

Auction items may be viewed and bids may be placed with this link https://www.32auctions.com/2022HHYFUSHWA. Please note that all bidders must register online in order to participate. Click this link to view a brief tutorial on how to sign up for an account  https://share.vidyard.com/watch/YEjpjxGoresXe7iJiWmNXR?.

“The new format is designed to broaden the audience of potential bidders. Since this is an important fundraiser for both organizations, we hope that more individuals will take time to browse and bid if an item catches their eye,” explained Ellen Taylor, HHYF Executive Director and Auction chair.

This year’s auction features a wide variety of items so there is sure to be something of interest for everyone in attendance. Lots available include:

Manchego Lighted Shadow Box & signed pennant

(Donated by Callie Davies-Gooch)

Horseshoe Nail Necklace

(Donated by Callie Davies-Gooch)

Bookends & Dick Francis Collection (near mint)

(Donated by the Estate of Harold Kelly & Leon Zimmerman)

Mare & Foal Lamp & Shade

(Donated by Kim Rinker & Judy Wilson)

Two Horseshoe Lamps w/ Currier & Ives Fabric Shades

(Donated by Judy Wilson)

Horse Quilt, Niatross Mugs (2), Coffee & signed copy of The Voice

(Donated by Judy Wilson -from the Mary Lou Dondarski collection – & Roger Huston)

Morning on the Montana Plains Statue

(Donated by the Estate of Harold Kelly)

Child’s Pedal Horse & Sulky

(Donated by Dave & Susanne White)

Signed Aaron Merriman Colors

(Donated by Aaron Merriman)

Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel Package

(Donated by Rosen Shingle Creek)

Baccarat Crystal Horse Head

(Donated by Moira Fanning)

Signed Ron Pierce Collection (rain jacket), Rainbow Blue Beer & Coozie

(Donated by Ron Pierce & Judy Wilson)

Harness Racing Hood Ornament 

(Donated by the Estate of Harold Kelly)

Joan MacIntyre Oil Painting Life After Racing

(Donated by estate of Harold Kelly)

2 NY Yankees Box Seat Tickets vs Texas Rangers

(Donated by Bluestone Farms and Northwood Bloodstock Agency)

Signed Glass Horse Head

(Donated by Callie Davies-Gooch)

Rockingham Park Unopened Decanter

(Donated by Leon Zimmerman)

Mirella Collection – Porcelain  Mare & Foal

(Donated by John Sannucci)

Hambletonian Swag

(Donated by Hambletonian Society)

Gift Certificate

(Donated by Fennell’s Horse Supply)

Lighted Stained Glass Horse Bottle

(Donated by Callie Davies-Gooch)

Framed Abstract Harness Scene by C. Kecin

(Donated by Moira Fanning)

 Note: additional items may be added up until the auction goes live on February 10.

“USHWA is proud to partner with HHYF once again during the Night of Champions and Dan Patch Awards banquet festivities on this silent auction,” said USHWA President Kimberly Rinker. “This auction will help to ensure and inspire future participants in the sport of harness racing here in North America.”

For additional information about the auction items or for tech support to sign up for an account, please contact Ellen Taylor at ellen@hhyf.org or 317.908.0029.