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Chance to own racehorse for a year 05.11.07

GUESTS at a charity gala ball in Buncrana will get the chance to bid for the lease on a racehorse recently bought at Goffs Bloodstock Sales.
The unique auction lot will go under the hammer at the O2 Make A Wish Oscars Ball on November 23 and will give the successful bidder all the excitement of owning a racehorse for a year without any of the hassle or cost.
Charity bidders in with chance of getting one-year lease on this racehorse. The one-year lease was kindly donated to the charity by the horse's owners.
Make a Wish Foundation co-ordinator for the North West, Francis Callaghan said he was delighted with the donation. "The horse was purchased recently at Goffs Bloodstock Sales and is sure to create a lot of interest from
racing punters far and wide," he said.
"The lucky purchaser or syndicate will get the lease of the racehorse for the year, the right to name the horse and choose its colours. The purchaser will also receive all the horse's winnings for the year and get owners enclosure invites to wherever the horse is running," he explained.
And the best part? All the stable fees and costs will be paid by the horse's owners.
As the auction lot is expected to generate much interest from people who may not be attending the ball, telephone bids will be accepted from interested individuals or syndicates. For more information or to register for telephone bids, contact Francis on 0035386-2779000 or email him at francis@mobiles.ie .
The eagerly-awaited ball is already sold out with 420 people due to attend. A further 14 auction lots will also be up for grabs as part of the night's packed programme of entertainment that will also include music by the legendary Drifters.
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