Florida Thoroughbred PAC just launched an online auction that features a number of items including a VIP Napa Valley wine experience from the Reynolds Family Winery to club level seats, hospitality and parking for a University of Florida football game. 

The auction includes equine shipping services from Sallee Horse Vans and Brook Ledge Horse Transportation, repository radiographs from Ocala Equine Hospital, unique equine themed bronze-like statues, and gift baskets from Make Mine A Draft Farm, Farm Tours of Ocala, Juniper General Store, Dillard’s of Ocala, and Melissa Rodriguez at Relevant Therapeutic Massage.

Media services include advertisements in Florida Equine Communications publications in print and online, a freelance profile story by Sarah Welk Bainum, a portrait session at your farm with you or your horse by TommyFoto, and your lawn jockey custom painted by the Lawn Jockey Lady Carol Moore Demme.

A number of equine feed, hay and supplement packages are also available in the auction including Spectra Equine Products, TT Distributors, two tons of Seminole Feed, Rick’s Performance Equine Center hay and bucket of supplies, Buckeye Gro ‘N’ Win feed, a $150 gift card from OBS Feed and Supply, Dapple Up, Cottage Farm Therapy and Wellness, and a Mireille Doffegnies’s Bemer therapy rental.  

A Richard Stone Reeves Affirmed and Alydar piece titled Rivals of the Century, an American Pharoah framed giveaway poster signed by jockey Victor Espinoza, a vintage tin Man’ O War overseeing War Admiral versus Seabiscuit’s match race, a Barbara print by fine artist Tina Powers of Cocoa Beach, Dania Sierra’s special FTBOA limited edition American Pharoah art prin, and an O’Keefe print of the Beatles in caricature are all entered in the auction. 

Reynolds Family wine – Reynolds photo

The Reynolds Family winery also donated six bottles of their 2020 reseve cabernet sauvignon/Stags Leap District and a magnum of Persistence Bordeaux blend. 

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds is offering a breeding to Chance It.

Online bidding ends at noon on April 12. Bidding continues in person for advance RSVP’d guests at the annual Florida Thoroughbred Gala held in Ocala, Fla. The link to view items is at

The Florida Thoroughbred industry is a $3.24 billion industry within the State, even larger than all collegiate sports combined. Your auction purchase supports the efforts of PAC for the Florida Thoroughbred industry. For more information, contact Jon Rees at Smith, Bryan and Myers, Inc. at 850-224-5081. 

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