Aiken Training Track Shares Auction Postponed

Aiken, S.C. – The Aiken Training Track Shares Auction scheduled for Saturday, October 23 has been postponed until spring 2022. Anyone who has purchased a ticket will be given the option of a refund or keeping their tickets, which will be honored at the new date.

For more information, call 803-642-7631, e-mail halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov or visit the Hall of Fame website at www.aikenracinghalloffame.com. In addition, if your business or organization is interested in supporting the Hall of Fame or would like to sponsor an exhibit, please visit www.cityofaikensc.gov/sponsorship/.

Aiken, S.C. – Have you ever wanted to own a part of Aiken Thoroughbred racing history. Attendees at an auction to benefit the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum will have that opportunity on Saturday, October 23. The auction will be at the Constantine House on Richland Avenue West.

Janice McNair and her late husband Robert owned Stonerside Stable that once maintained a stable in Aiken. Mrs. McNair has generously donated her six shares in the Aiken Training Track to the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum for the purpose of holding an auction.

The six shares will be auctioned off individually and packaged with unique prizes. One package will provide the winner with a share in the Aiken Training Track and a great golf package to featuring rounds of golf at the Aiken Golf Club, Cedar Creek and Palmetto Golf Clubs. We also have an entertainment package that pairs share with tickets to certain performances by the Aiken Community Theatre and the Aiken Performing Arts. A food lover’s package will have gift certificates to the Willcox Restaurant, It’s All Good Market and other Aiken restaurants. Each package will also include artwork, such as equine bronzes by local artist, Barbara Nelson and signed prints of Secretariat taken by the late Eclipse award-winning photographer, Tony Leonard.

The event is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. with the auction at 7:00 p.m. Aiken County Councilman; Andrew Siders will serve as the auctioneer.

Tickets are $100 per person and space is limited. Ticket cost includes light hors d’oeuvres catered by The Willcox. Tickets are on sale now may be purchased at the H. Odell Weeks Center, Folly (downtown Aiken), Meybohm Real Estate (downtown Aiken), Aiken Training Track Office, the Aiken Visitors Center & Train Museum (406 Park Avenue SE).

For more information, call 803-642-7631, e-mail halloffame@cityofaikensc.gov or visit the Hall of Fame website at www.aikenracinghalloffame.com. In addition, if your business or organization is interested in supporting the Hall of Fame or would like to sponsor an exhibit, please visit www.cityofaikensc.gov/sponsorship/.

Media Contact:
Lisa J. Hall
Museum Coordinator
City of Aiken Parks, Recreation and Tourism
P. O. Box 1177
Aiken, SC 29802
Phone: 803-643-2121