The 2013 Zenyatta.com Celebration details are finally here!
The Celebration will go live on Saturday November 2 at 12:00 am PST. We will publish a link to the special party page on Facebook, Twitter, and our homepage here at Zenyatta.com. At that time, bidding will be open on the items detailed below.
The Celebration page will also have the following features:
1. A live feed of fan photos. We welcome all photos that show us how you’re celebrating Zenyatta this weekend, from the races or from home! Add your photos to the feed by sharing them on Instagram with the hashtag #zenyattaparty2013. Read about setting up and using Instagram here. If you do not wish to use Instagram, email your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will post select photos throughout the weekend.
2. An oversized comment section for all-day discussion.
3. A Zenyatta Shop promo code for a discount on purchases made November 2nd and 3rd.
4. Most importantly, we’ve designed this special event to raise money for a wonderful cause. All proceeds from this weekend’s auctions and sales of our Celebration Stickers—available now at the Zenyatta Shop!—will be donated to Thoroughbred Rehab Center, Inc.
Thoroughbred Rehab Center, Inc. is a CA Non-Profit and a Federal 501 (c)(3) Publicly Supported Organization operated solely by volunteers. They retrain horses for second careers and do an amazing job! Read more about their work at www.tbrci.org.
With this in mind, read on about the items we’re offering in the Celebration Auctions. Bidding will be open until 11:59 pm PST Sunday, November 3. Leave us a comment below if you have any questions about this weekend’s events.
Grand Prize: An Invitation To Meet Zenyatta (Enter Now!)
This invitation to visit Zenyatta at Lane’s End Farm will be extended to the winner and one friend or family member. The pair will receive a private tour of Lane’s End, where they will meet Zenyatta and 13Z and learn about their barns, paddocks, and routines. They will be photographed with Zenyatta by Alys Emson* and be featured in a blog post on Zenyatta.com.
Travel and lodging is not included, and is the sole responsibility of the winner of this invitation. The visit must take place between November 15, 2013 and January 14, 2014 and must be scheduled with Team Z at least two weeks prior to arrival.
The winner of this prize will be selected in a random drawing on Tuesday November 5th. Those who purchase our Zenyatta.com Celebration Sticker from the Zenyatta Shop will be automatically entered to win. The Celebration Sticker is available now, and will remain in the store until 11:59 pm PST November 3. All proceeds from Celebration Sticker purchases during this event will be donated to Thoroughbred Rehab Center Inc. Please read the Terms & Conditions for complete entry details.
*subject to Alys’s availability.
Click here for Rules, Terms & Conditions.
Celebration Auction Lot 1: Zenyatta’s Halter
Leather halter with brass “Zenyatta” nameplate. Worn by Zenyatta in 2013. Donated by Lane’s End Farm.
Celebration Auction Lots 2-6: Limited Edition “Z” Mug
Limited edition mug featuring a “Z” in the Moss’s silks.
The signatures of Team Z are printed on the reverse side:
Dottie Ingordo-Shirreffs—Racing Manager
Only five of these 11 oz. mugs were made, and each of the top five bidders will receive one.
Celebration Auction Lots 7-11: Signed Zenyatta Breyer
The top five bidders will receive a Zenyatta Breyer horse signed by Zenyatta’s owners, Jerry and Ann Moss. It will ship in the original box, with the signatures located on the horse itself. Zenyatta is Breyer model #1478 and traditional 1:9 scale.
Celebration Auction Lots 12-16: Signed Print
Win an oversized glossy print of the iconic first photo of Zenyatta with her second foal. This foal, dubbed 13Z, is a chestnut colt by Tapit born at 11:47 pm on Zenyatta’s ninth birthday. This image was captured just an hour later on April 2, 2013.
Photograph by Kyle Acebo.
Zenyatta Shop’s best-selling print is available only here in this 20″ x 30″ size.
The top five bidders in this auction will receive prints, and they will awarded in numerical order.
-Edition of 5
-Signed by Kyle Acebo and Zenyatta’s owners, Jerry and Ann Moss
-Printed on archival Kodak Professional Supra Endura Glossy paper