Tickets Available for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Feb. 4 Fundraiser “Countdown to the Triple Crown”

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will play host to a special “Countdown to the Triple Crown” fundraising event on Saturday, Feb. 4. This new event, scheduled exactly three months prior to the 2023 Kentucky Derby, will feature hundreds of silent auction items and an online auction of unique items and experience packages to benefit the Museum.

Guests can attend the event in person at the Museum from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. or bid on special packages online. The early-bird event at the Museum will feature beer, wine, soda, light refreshments, and entertainment by Rich Ortiz, as well as screenings of the 16-minute signature film “What It Takes: Journey to the Hall of Fame” at 5:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. Cost to attend the event is $10 for Museum members and $25 for non-members. Many of the auction items will be displayed throughout the Museum galleries during the event.

To purchase tickets, visit: or call (518) 584-0400.

The Museum would like to thank the following businesses and individuals for their donations to the on-site auction: 550 Waterfront, 9 Maple Avenue, Adirondack Experience, Andy’s Adirondack Grille, Augie’s To Go Saratoga, Elizabeth Macy, Barbara Livingston, Boldt Castle & Yacht House, Brooklyn Attitude at Creative Image, the Children’s Museum at Saratoga, Callaway Golf, Chez Pierre Restaurant, Cudney’s Cleaners, Dakota Ridge Farm, Dave Johnson, Debbie Krohl Photography, Finishing Touches Home Décor, Foal Adventure, Fusion the Salon, G. Williker’s Toys, Heather Andreasen Photography, Hoffman’s  Car Wash, Hello Nails, Home Made Theater, Iroquois Indian Museum, Lawrence White Artwork, Leanne Miller – Waxology Brows & Waxing, Luis Garcia Photography, Maple Ski Ridge, Maria Billis – Young Living, Miss Scarlett Boutique, MISCI Museum of Innovation and Science, Nancy Rokos Photography, National Comedy Center & Lucy Desi Museum, N. Fox Jewelers, NYRA Old Friends, Georgetown, Ky., Old Smoke Clothing Co., Payson Stud Inc., Proctor’s Theater, Roosevelt Baths & Spa, Sackatoga Stables, LLC, Safari North at Pauls Mill, Sarah Michele at Fusion the Salon, Saratoga Arts, Saratoga Casino Hotel, Saratoga Springs History Museum, Saratoga National Golf Course, Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation,, Scallions Restaurant, S. Decker Designs, Silverado, Six Flags Great Escape, Snider Fashion, Spring Street Deli & Pizzeria, Stitches & Time, Suzanne Jagoda at The Garden, Taste of Victory Stables, Tom Durkin, Turf History Times, Via Aquarium, Violet’s of Saratoga, West Side Sports Bar & Grill, World Awareness Children’s Museum, Yan Wang Photography, Zoo New York.

Items for the online component of the auction are courtesy of: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, New York Racing Association, Safari North at Paul Mills,, John Hendrickson, Coolmore America, Old Friends Farm (Lexington, Ky.), Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, and N. Fox Jewelers. A link to bid on the online auction items will go live on the Museum website at noon on Feb. 4.

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Our mission is to preserve and promote the history of thoroughbred racing in America and honor the sport’s most accomplished participants in the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame. All proceeds from the event will fund new and exciting exhibits, educational programming, and help us provide the best experience to thousands of visitors annually.

For more information about the event, please contact Maureen Mahoney at (518) 584-0400 ext. 109 or

For more information about the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, including upcoming events, please visit or call (518) 584-0400.

Contact: Brien Bouyea
(518) 584-0400 ext. 133