Garage Sale items sought for Industry Day 26 Celebration at Grand River Raceway

ELORA, ON — Grand River Raceway is still inviting donations of items for the Industry Day Garage Sale on August 1. All sales benefit the Ontario Standardbred Adoption Society.

The Garage Sale will be held in the Paddock Annex from 12:30 – 4:30.

Unique items currently in stock include:

  • Cam Fella print, numbered and signed by artist Fred Stone.
  • several new clothing items including a vintage Little Brown Jug Jacket, and a Kentucky Derby Authentic Turf t-shirt. The shirt is hand-dyed with genuine Kentucky Bluegrass, creating a one-of-a-kind item.
  • a dozen new Thoroughbred plush horses, including Seabiscuit and Barbaro — most from the Kentucky Derby Gift Shop.

Donations of horse-related and horse racing-related memorabilia, collectibles, and household items will be accepted until July 29. Call (519) 846-5455 ext. 238 or kspencer@grandriverraceway.com to make arrangements for drop-off.

Examples of items which will be accepted:
• household horse/horse racing items ie. figurines, clocks, bookends, etc.
• framed horse/horse racing photos and art
• harness racing trophies
• horse racing collectibles
• horse/horse racing books

Examples of items which will not be accepted:
• magazines, race programs and catalogues, unless they are single copies with particular value (autographed, from a specific event, historical, etc.)
• used horse racing equipment (unless of particular value ie. famous horse’s shoes or bridle, etc.)

Festivities and the TV broadcast kick off at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 1. Post time for the first dash is 1:30 p.m.

For complete event details, visit http://industrydaycelebration.com/. The event hashtag is #industryday26.

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