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Canadian Road Horse Association Hosting Silent Stallion Auction

Time is running out with only three days left to bid on the five donated trotting stallion breedings.


ROCKWOOD, ON -- Beginning March 1 and closing at 6:00 p.m. on March 15, 2007, five donated breedings to premier trotting stallions - In Conchnito, Shipps Speed, Promising Catch, Super Pleasure, and On The Sonny Side - are being auctioned off for charity to benefit the Children’s Health Foundation, which raises and grants funds to support the Children’s Hospital of Western Ontario in London, and the Canadian Road Horse Association (CRHA). 

This event is running as a silent auction via the CRHAs web site at (check it out for more details) and bids are being accepted by e-mail or fax.  To place a bid, simply send an e-mail to with “Auction in the subject line.  Please provide your name and contact info, identify the stallion that you are bidding on, and your bid.  Alternatively, you may fax your bid, as above, to 905-763-1477 or call 905-701-0231 for more info.  All bids to be in Canadian funds in minimum $100 increments.  The successful bidder will have 15 days to submit payment or the breeding will revert to the second highest bidder.  Breeding arrangements will be made directly by the successful bidder with the respective breeding agent and will be subject to any terms and conditions that may apply.  There is a live foal guarantee.

Bids will be updated and posted each evening and throughout the day on the 15th.  Check back regularly to see if your bid is tops!  The successful bid will be the highest one received for each stallion by the closing time of 6:00 p.m. on the final day.  GOOD LUCK!!!

Special thanks to Seelster Farms for their donation of a breeding service to In Conchnito, John Smith Racing Stables for Shipps Speed, Ferme Canaco Farm, Inc. for Promising Catch, Winning Key Farms for Super Pleasure, and Oka Valley Standardbreds for On The Sonny Side.  The CRHA is extremely grateful for their generosity and support of the Children’s Health Foundation and the CRHA.


So, what is a road horse?  If you like to watch horses with speed, brilliant animation, and beautiful conformation, check out to learn more about one of the most exciting equine disciplines there is or catch a class at one of your local fairs this summer and fall or the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto!  The CRHA is a non-profit organization developed a number of years ago in order to promote this alternative use for registered Standardbred trotters.



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