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Freedom Fest Auctions

Freedom Fest Event, Saturday, July 27 
Live Auction Under The Tent - 8 pm

Please check back to see new items. This list is preliminary; some items may be combined into packages or shifted into the silent auction.

Auctioneer Tandy M. M. Miller

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See the First Home Basketball Game from Behind the Bench

Hear Coach Cal as he talks to his players! Be on TV! Two of you can view the brand new UK Wildcat Basketball team from right behind the UK bench as they play their first home game on Tuesday, October 16 at 6pm. In this game youíll get to see every healthy UK player perform on the court. You canít buy these seats anywhere else!

Donated by Frank Shoop Chevrolet Buick Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership

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Valhalla Golf Foursome

A once in a lifetime opportunity to play world famous Valhalla in Louisville, host to the Ryder Cup, PGA and Senior PGA tournaments. Includes greens fees for four, lunch and carts or caddies. Expires 5/31/14. Transportation to and from the course not included. Must call for tee times and reservations.

Donated by WS Construction

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2013 Makers Mark Collectors Bottle

UK Basketball great and Hall of Famer Dan Issel is featured on the 2013 edition of the Makers Mark Collectible Bottle, made of frosted glass and featuring blue wax and a brightly colored label. Signed by Dan Issel along with Keeneland President Bill Thomason and Bill and Rob Samuels of Makers Mark. Issel played for UK from 1967-1970 and remains the all-time leading scorer in men's basketball. One of 1,000 signed.

Donated by Bill Thomason of Keeneland

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A 7-Night Canadian Trip to Fairmont Resorts in Calgary, Banff and/or Lake Louise including airfare for 2

Enjoy a total of seven nights in a Junior Suite at your choice of three Fairmont properties. Experience majestic mountain views and explore the Canadian wilderness or cherish Calgary's small-town warmth and vibrant urban ambience. Minimum three nights stay in Calgary at the Fairmont Palliser, with stays at The Fairmont Banff Springs and/or The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Daily breakfast for two. Round trip coash class airfare on American Airlines for two to Calgary. Book within a year and must book 60 days in advance. Complimentary booking services. Non-refundable. Some blackout dates apply (2013: Nov. 22-27, Nov 30-Dec 2, Dec 20-23, 27-13. 2014: Jan 1-2, Mar 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 28-31; July 3-6; Nov 21-26; Nov 29-Dec 1, Dec 26-31. Ground transportation not included. Any airport taxes or fees are the responsibility of the purchaser. You cannot stay more than four of your seven nights at Banff or Lake Louise.

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Jockey Boot signed by 2013 Derby jockeys

Beautifully created by Raintree Gallery & Framing, this unique shadowbox includes a jockey boot signed by all the jockeys from the 2013 Kentucky Derby. Framed with a stirrup and silver nametag.

Donated by Raintree Gallery, Billy and Susie Fryer

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WinStar Silks signed by 12 Derby Winner Jockeys

Own a piece of thoroughbred racing history with WinStar racing silks signed by 12 jockeys who together have won 21 Kentucky Derbys between them. Autographs include three-time winners Calvin Borel, Gary Stevens, Kent Desormeaux, Angel Cordero Jr., Kentucky's favorite Pat Day, and Triple Crown winner Jean Cruget. Gorgeously arranged with cap and polished brass nametag in a shadowbox by Raintree Gallery & Framing.

Donated by Raintree Gallery, Billy and Susie Fryer

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"An Evening With Friends" Signature Painting

Because of her artwork's perennial popularity in the "Scenes" auctions, Priscilla Roberts Fallon was chosen to create this year's beautiful Signature Artwork, an original oil painting titled, "An Evening with Friends."  Priscilla has 5 generations of horsemen on her father's side.  As a child she lived on Winganeek Farm, where her father was farm manager and trainer.  Her husband, Ed, and son, Luke, are part of 5 generations of veterinarians in her husband's family : Ed was Triple Crown winner Affirmed's vet.  Of the many pets - including 28 dogs - owned over the years, the adopted ones have been her family's best companions. Priscilla has been highly involved in the Lexington Art community as founder of Artists' Attic and Vice President of Lexington Art League. 

Donated by Priscilla Roberts Fallon

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Become a Sonoma Valley Winemaker!

Private blending seminar, winery tours and tastings, chauffeur. 4-night stay in a standard Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn room. Daily breakfast for 2. Enjoy six consecutive hours of chauffeured luxury sedan service by Beau Wine Tours. Private blending seminar for 2 at Ravenswood Vineyards (take home a 375 ml bottle of your own blend!). Private VIP tour and tasting for 2 at Chateau St. Jean. Tour and tasting for 2 at Benziger Family Winery. Round trip coach airfare on American Airlines for 2 to San Francisco. Complimentary booking services. Non-refundable. Some blackout dates apply (2013: Aug 30-Sep2; Nov 22-27; Nov 30-Dec 2; Dec 20-23; Dec 27-Jan 2. Book within a year and 60 days in advance. Subject to availability. Airport taxes or fees are the responsibility of the purchaser.

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UK Basketball Game with the Barnharts

Enjoy two tickets to a home UK basketball game with the UK Athletics Director Mitch Barnhart and his wife in their seats. Game date to be selected by the Barnharts. Will be during 2013-2014 regular season.

Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Mitch Barnhart and UK Athletics Department

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Put Your Pet on the Cover of the 2014 WHS Calendar

Make your furry friend a star! Your pet will be featured in full color on the cover of our 2014 Limited Editions Calendar. The calendar, with a new convenient size for 2014, has been purchased by animal lovers on five continents and your pet can hold the coveted cover spot! The cover photograph will be a portrait of one pet, by Regi Goffinet, whose work graces the pages of our calendar. Photo shoot for front and back covers must be done between July 31-August 7, 2013. The backup bidder to the front cover winner has the option to take the Back Cover at the backup bid price.

 Donated by Regi Goffinet Photography



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One Year Veterinary Services at VCA Woodford Animal Hospital

One year's veterinary services for one companion animal pet at VCA Woodford Animal Hospital, up to $1,000. VCA Woodford is the only AAHA certified veterinary hospital in Woodford County. VCA Woodford provides veterinary services for every stage in your pet's life, from first shots to a lifetime of preventive care. This offer excludes grooming, boarding, bathing, products and pet food. Not to be combined with any other offer.

Donated by VCA Woodford Animal Hospital

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Signed and framed 2013 Kentucky Derby program

Bid to win your own piece of Kentucky Derby #139 memorabilia that includes signatures from each of the jockeys from the 18 entries, along with the commemorative program cover, signed press pass and pen, all custom framed with archival materials by South Hill Gallery. The signed pieces are matted with a sand colored linen top mat with red and black accents and framed in a black wood frame with a carved lip. 38" wide x 30" tall.

Donated by South Hill Gallery, Billy Fryer

Box Stall Vanning

One box stall vanning for one horse from Lexington to Saratoga Springs, NY. Expires 12/31/13 based on carrier's convenience. For over forty-five years, Sallee's reputation for blue-ribbon customer service has been based on their family approach and the fact that everyone at Sallee is a "horse person." Their approach ensures that your horses arrive calm and safe.

Donated by Sallee Horse Vans Inc.

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Jewelry Wardrobe

Stunning collection of new and vintage pieces includes Sterling Silver Bali Link Station Bracelet, adjustable; Sterling Silver Dangle Earrings; Checkerboard Cushion Cut Amethyst set in Sterling Silver Ring size 6; Amethyst Sterling Post Earrings, Smoky Quartz Sterling Dangle Earrings; Smoky Quartz Sterling Silver Pendant and 18" Sterling Silver chain. All pieces made in Bali for Indiri.


Donated by St John & Myers in Lexington.


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Commemorative Woodford Reserve Derby Bottle, signed

Enjoy this collector's bottle of Woodford Reserve, the official bourbon of the Kentucky Derby, signed by Derby winning jockey Joel Rosario. In the space of five weeks in 2013, Rosario rode the winners of the Dubai World Cup and the Kentucky Derby.

Donated by Melissa and Allen Rivas Prado


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