past fundraising events


The 4th annual Molly Malone's and Second Stride DERBY BENEFIT PARTY! was held Monday, April 27, 2015 at MOLLY MALONE'S in the Highlands, Louisville, KY. It was a kick off to Derby week in style! There were live and silent auction items, many with racing related themes. Celebrity racing guests! Goldmark Media Ventures unveiled the exciting new movie trailer for the Triple Crown movie HEART, HOPE AND GLORY!

Second Stride would like to thank our MANY sponsors and donors including: QUINT EVENTS for donating an exciting Oaks Package for this year's DERBY BENEFIT PARTY - 4 tickets to Churchill Downs' Third Floor grandstand with hospitality for OAKS DAY racing and 4 tickets to the FILLIES & LILIES PARTY with SARA EVANS in concert after the race!

Second Stride would like to thank the connections of Derby contender WAR STORY for donating his SHOES, as well as other Derby contenders who donated items auctioned at our DERBY BENEFIT PARTY!

Our first SPRING FUNDRAISER of 2015, 6th annual PONY TALES, was held March 31st, 2015 at BISTRO 42 in Prospect, KY. It was a fun time of great food, cocktails, and silent auctions, bringing our horse show community and race community together for a coming out party to kick off the local show and race seasons.

Photos from the 2015 PONY TALES fundraiser feature a very special guest, JEAN CRUGUET! Jean is the only jockey to ride an undefeated Triple Crown champion, guiding the great Seattle Slew to victory in the 1977 Kentucky Derby, Preakness, and Belmont Stakes.