About Our Auction
Jump into Fall with our Silent Auction that kicks off our fundraising efforts online for thoroughbred retirement and youth education programs.
From coveted racing memorabilia, halters of champions and unique gifts to original art, handcrafted goods, quality services, and one-of-a-kind experiences, we have something for everyone to show support of Florida Thoroughbred Charities.
Sponsored by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' & Owners' Association and our media partners Horse Capital Television and Florida Equine Communications.
About Florida Thoroughbred Charities
Florida Thoroughbred Charities is the charitable arm of the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' & Owners' Association. Since 1990, FTC has strengthened and supported the community by raising more than $3.5 million for charitable organizations within the thoroughbred industry, the city of Ocala, Marion County and the state of Florida.
The charity primarily funds the Second Chances Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) farm at the Lowell Correctional Institution giving women there a chance to learn equine skills so they can be placed on farms for employment after release.
In 2020, the farm celebrated its 20 year anniversary and is the only female inmate program partnering with retired thoroughbreds in the United States. The program has a low recidivism rate. The former racehorses each inmate works with positively change their lives.
FTC also funds youth education including scholarships.
LEADER BOARD SPONSORS
1961 Carry Back
Kentucky Derby program - mint
1978 Affirmed Derby program
Official mint condition Kentucky Derby program
Prime aged beef and seafood
Florida Stallion of the Decade Wildcat Heir
Own a piece of Florida thoroughbred history - the halter!
Hialeah Park Panorama photo
Historical Miami Jockey Club, Hialeah Park, Miami, Florida
Own a piece of history
LIMITED EDITION! Justify bottle
Makers Mark Bourbon commemorative item
WinStar collectible with COA
The Heart of the Horse
Artwork original by Linda Reitz
Triple Crown Winners
Enjoy them all on your wall