SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY—The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s second annual Countdown to the Triple Crown online auction will go live Saturday, Feb. 3 at noon. The bidding will run through noon on Feb. 17.

Guests can attend the in-person version of this winter fundraiser—scheduled exactly three months prior to the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve—on Feb. 3 at the Museum from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The on-site event at the Museum will feature beer, wine, and light refreshments. Cost to attend the event is $15 for Museum members and $30 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Many of the auction items not included in the online bidding will be displayed throughout the Museum galleries during the event.

Items for the online component of the auction are courtesy of: National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Churchill Downs, Inc., Susan Moulton, Keeneland Race Course, Coolmore America, John Hendrickson, Live Oak Stud, Lane’s End, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Old Friends (Georgetown, Ky.), Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort, Lone Star Park, Stonestreet Farm, Sam Houston Race Park, Breeders’ Cup, Horse Country, Tampa Bay Downs, Neighborhood Kitchen, Samantha Nass Floral Designs, and Clifton Park Rental. Preview the online auction items here.

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