Live Auction 2019: Final call for phone bidders!

December 4, 2019

Three days until this year's annual auction - anyone interested in phone bidding or to submit a 'max bid' to be submitted on your behalf, please contact

The Jack Dodd Foundation has once again teamed up with The Showjumpers Club to host our annual live auction at the Irish Showjumpers Awards Ball at the Killashee House Hotel in Ireland on December 7th 2019. Proceeds from this year's auction will benefit the Jack Dodd Foundation, the Babington Family Trust, and the SJC Spring Tour.

The lots this year are hard to come by so make sure you don't miss out! From bursaries with top riders to tickets to the World Cup in Las Vegas and VIP invitations to the Prague Playoffs, we really do have the BEST sponsors!

Lot 1:
Private Tour of Kildangan Stud
Visit the stallions, mares and foals (subject to season) as well as touring the farm's breathtaking facilities.
Kindly sponsored by Godolphin Racing

Lot 2:
Course walk over the Banks course with Robbie Power during the Punchestown Festival 2020
The Punchestown Festival takes place between the 28th of April and the 2nd of May 2020. Exact date for walk to be scheduled by the winning bidder.
Kindly sponsored by Jessica Harrington Racing

Lot 3:
Helicopter pickup for two people to afternoon tea at Dromoland Castle.
Note this lot is valid in Ireland only and weather dependant
Kindly sponsored by the O'Reilly Hyland family

Lot 4:
Mondello Park, BMW M8 experience day
This experience includes: Safety briefing, 3 introductory laps in a MINI Cooper S with a professional instructor alongside, 4 laps driving a BMW M8 Competition with a professional instructor alongside, debrief and presentation of your completion certificate, and a complimentary BMW life-style gift compliments of Mondello Park!
Kindly sponsored by Mondello Park

Clockwise from left: Chloe Goggins photography, Kildangan Stud, Mondello Park experience, John Fitzgerald painting. Photos provided by sponsors

Lot 5:
Two extensive sets of screening radiographs
25-30 views per horse, to include sedation, excluding visit fee.
Kindly sponsored by W Lalor Equine Sports Medicine

Lot 6:
One commissioned portrait painting by renowned equestrian artist John Fitzgerald, to the value of what is bid
John Fitzgerald is established as one of the leading Equine, Sporting and Portrait artists in the world.
Kindly sponsored by John Fitzgerald

Lot 7:
Full day photography with Chloe Goggins
Be it at home or at a show, the hugely talented Chloe Goggins will spend the day capturing special moments in and out of the ring
Kindly sponsored by Chloe Goggins

Lot 8:
One week training bursary for one rider at the Billy Stud with William and Pippa Funnell.
To include accommodation for the rider - horses will be provided.
Kindly sponsored by The Billy Stud

Clockwise from left: The Billy Stud, Marlon Zanotelli, Philipp Weishaupt, Darragh Kenny. Photos owned and provided by sponsors.

Lot 9:
Training bursary with Marlon Zanotelli
This lot is valid for one-week training for one rider with one horse
Kindly sponsored by Augustsson-Zanotelli Stables

Lot 10:
Training bursary at Stal Beerbaum with resident rider Philip Weishaupt
This lot is valid for one-week training for one rider - Horses will be provided
Kindly sponsored by Stal Beerbaum

Lot 11:
Training bursary with Darragh Kenny
This lot is valid for one-week training with one rider with one horse
Kindly sponsored by Oakland Stables

Lot 12:
A morning with Nick and Dan Skelton
A tour of Nick's showjumping yard that he shares with his partner Laura Kraut and then on to Dan Skeltons racing yard for a tour of their fantastic facilities.
Kindly sponsored by Nick and Dan Skelton

Lot 13:
Jack Dodd Foundation Fence
Showjumping fence to be used at home or at shows
Kindly sponsored by Sinead and Tommy Dwyer

Lot 14:
Two full showjumping passes for the FEI World Cup final in Las Vegas 2020
Tickets give you access to reserved seats for all sessions of the show jumping competition and the World Cup Gift Show. Flights and hotel are not included.
Kindly sponsored by Blue Gate Farm and the Wilson family

Lot 15:
VIP invitations to the Prague Playoffs 2020
The invitations give you access to the VIP lounge and terrace where you will have a reserved table for all four days including full catering.
Kindly sponsored by Stal Tops

A HUGE thank you to all our sponsors.
Anyone interested in phone bidding or to submit a 'max bid' to be submitted on your behalf, please contact
For a copy of the auction catalogue please WhatsApp +31 627 251 607

Please remember to also check out our ONLINE AUCTION which runs through to 1700 on December 13th 2019!

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