Guide

Rules

This is an Internet Auction which culminates as a Silent Auction at which Internet Bidders will still be able to place commission bids right up until 1.00 pm on Thursday, 3rd May 2018. The Silent Auction will take place at the Hunter Chase Evening Meeting at Cheltenham Racecourse on Friday, 4th May 2018.

The next four pages contains 34 lots, each marked with a lot number. Take a look at the lots and decide against which you would like to make a bid.  To the right of each lot you will see where the bidding stands.  Either “Offers invited” - in other words no bid has yet been placed, or alternatively the current bid against the lot together with the name of the bidder.

On each lot you will see the email link to the HSBS Silent / Internet Auction. To place a bid simply send us an email, headed ‘Auction’. When you place your first bid, you will also need to register.  Please provide:
your Name,
Address,
Telephone number, and
the Name under which you want to bid (this is the name that will appear next to your bid on the website), be as imaginative as you like!!

Then, list the lots against which you wish to bid and the amount of your bid.

Bids will be updated at the end of each day, with the highest bid being shown.  In the event of two similar bids being received, then the first received will be taken as the current bid.  Further bids require only your 'bidding name' as identification, but we would as you to bid, where possible, from the same email address so that we are able to easily confirm your identity.  If it is necessary to use a different email sending address, then please include your original registration details but say that you are already registered).

Last email bids (and commission bids) will be accepted up until 1.00 pm on Thursday, 3rd May 2018. Thereafter the Silent Auction takes place, the following day, on site at Cheltenham Racecourse with bids taken in person or via commission bidding (as described above) through until 8.15 pm. Final bids will be available for confirmation, from the HSBS office, the following day.

All bids are accepted on the basis that they will be honoured and registration is taken as an acceptance of these rules.

Whilst everything possible has been done to ensure that no problems arise, the HSBS, its employees, servants and representatives cannot accept responsibility for system failures that may occur or any other eventualities.

By placing a bid you are accepting all the above rules and the ‘Condition of Sale contained in the printed catalogue.

Successful bidders will be contacted by the HSBS. to arrange payment and to provide the necessary details for securing the Lot.

Please see the printed conditions on the printed catalogue.

Hint : Whilst bidding use the 'refresh' button on your browser frequently to ensure that you are always looking at the updated page and not a previous image held on your own computer.

Please use this link to download the printed Catalogue - Please email if you have any queries.

Auction site last updated  24th April at 0.00am

Lots 1 to 10

 

Lot No. & Description

Current Bid & Bidder

     
Lot 1

A day's shooting for one gun at the famous 5,000 acre Harvington shoot, near Evesham, Worcester. A 200 bird day of fast flying partridge and high pheasant. To be taken during the 2018/19 season by arrangement with the owner.

Kindly donated by Bob Byrd.
 

Offers invited
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Lot 2

A shooting lesson for one hour at Ian Coley’s Shooting School at Andoversford in Gloucestershire to include clays and cartridges. Ian Coley was coach to the British Olympic Team up to and including the last Olympics, where we won individual Gold. The lesson will be given by a senior instructor. www.iancoley.co.uk

Kindly donated by Ian Coley Shooting School.
 

Current Bid

TE- £150

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Lot 3

A bespoke traditionally made Honri Hunt Cap.  There are three styles to choose from, the Berkeley,  the Heythrop and the Cotswold all of which are MFHA approved.

Kindly donated by Paul Baynham-Honri.
 

Current Bid

Grey Regal- £200

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Lot 4

A week's stay in a romantic bothy on Loch Torridon in the Highlands. This 3 bedroom bothy on the edge of Loch Torridon has no electricity, but gas lamps and plenty of hot water. There is a small boat for use on the Loch and lots of wonderful walks and local activities as well as the peace and quiet. Available anytime but recommend between April and October.

Kindly donated by Helen Collin.
 

Current bid

TE- £200

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Lot 5

A Tour of the Duke of Beaufort’s Kennels at Badminton guided by Captain Ian Farquhar MFH, or Matt Ramsden MFH, judging the young hounds and looking at the stallion hounds, followed by drinks. For a group of up to 10 people to be taken during June 2018.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.
 

Offers invited
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Lot 6

An individual or family portrait session by Michael Blyth, “Wedding and Portrait Photography”. An 8 by 10 inch photograph in a silver plate frame is included. Mileage may be charged depending on the location of the winning bidder.  www.michaelblyth.co.uk

Kindly donated by Michael Blyth.
 

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Lot 7

"Hitching a Ride", a Harriet Glen sculpture of a huntsman and hounds. Harriet is an award winning Dorset based sculptress and jewellery designer who shows her work at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival, Royal Ascot, The Royal Windsor Horse Show, Badminton and Burghley Horse Trials. www.harrietglencreations.co.uk.

Kindly donated by Harriet Glen.
 

Current bid

JC- £75

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Lot 8

A Luxury 2-3 night Glamping break with all the trimmings in Wiltshire at the award winning Stonehenge Campsite, ideal for a romantic break or surprise gift.  Visit www.stonehengecampsite.co.uk for more information.

Kindly donated by William and Susan Grant.
 

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Lot 9

Two entrance and stand tickets for the Foxhunter’s Day at Aintree on the Thursday of the Grand National Meeting in April, 2019, to include lunch with the Chairman of the Racecourse, as well as parking and chaffeur service to the Racecourse.

Kindly donated by Mrs Rose Paterson, Chairman of Aintree Racecourse.
 

Current Bid

TE- £200

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Lot 10

A day’s quadbiking and clay pigeon shooting for four people at H.S.C. Adventures in the Vale of Glamorgan.

Kindly donated by H.S.C. Adventures and Jacky Thomas, MFH
 

Current Bid

Joe McMahon- £75

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Lots 11 to 20

 

  Lot No. & Description Current Bid & Bidder
     
Lot 11

A Private Tour for six people of Berkeley Castle and the Berkeley Hunt Kennels, to be taken before 1st September, 2018.

Kindly donated by the Berkeley family.

Offers invited
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Lot 12

A day’s brown trout fishing for two rods on one mile of the River Windrush in a beautifully unspoilt setting upstream of Bourton-on-the-Water, any time in the 2018 season by arrangement.

Kindly donated by the Upper Windrush Syndicate.
 

Current Bid

Hippolytus- £80

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Lot 13

A Day's Hunting for two people with the Pytchley Hunt during the 2018-19 season and an opportunity for two further people at half price. Followed by high tea at Teeton Hall with former Master, Joan Tice.

Kindly donated by Joan Tice.
 

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Lot 14

A beautiful hand crafted Cotswold Stone shell, which could be used as a bird bath, water bowl or purely as a decorative garden piece. Supplied by Farmington Natural Stone in the Cotswolds, one of the World's leading suppliers of natural stone.

Kindly donated by Richard Barrow.

Current bid

Jorrocks- £100

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Lot 15

A Day’s Hunting for two people with the Fernie Hunt in Leicestershire during the 2018/2019 season. After Christmas this must be taken on a Wednesday.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.
 

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Lot 16

A Day’s Racing for two people, as guests in a private box at Chepstow Racecourse, to include admission, lunch and drinks.  To be taken at one of the following meetings in 2018:

Sunday, 14th October
Tuesday, 30th October
Wednesday, 7th November
Wednesday, 21st November
Saturday, 8th December

Kindly donated by Jonnie and Sarah Andrews.
 

Current Bid

Flora MacDonald- £60

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Lot 17

A Case of twelve bottles of high class Champagne.

Kindly donated by Richard Fuller.
 

Current Bid

Jorrocks- £100

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Lot 18

A short break for two people at the Coniston Hotel, Skipton, North Yorkshire.  A one night stay in a luxury room, inclusive of dinner, Bed and Breakfast, and includes a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival.  The package also includes access to swimming pool, thermal suite, steam room, sauna, bubble pool and 22 station Life Fitness Gym.  An ideal stopover on the way to Scotland, to be taken subject to availabilty.  www.theconistonhotel.com

Kindly donated by the Bannister family.
 

Current Bid

Flora MacDonald- £110

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Lot 19

A Season Car Park and Admission for two adults for all four days of Burghley Horse Trials (30th August - 2rd September 2018).  Former Burghley winner, Jane Wallace, will do a course walk with the successful bidder on a day and time to be arranged.

Kindly donated by Jane Wallace and Burghley Horse Trials.
 

Current Bid

Hippolytus- £200

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Lot 20

Two six bottle cases of award winning Coombe Farm wine from the Australian vineyard of the Vestey family.

Kindly donated by Rosie Vestey.
 

Current Bid

Flora MacDonald- £90

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Lots 21 to 30

  Lot No. & Description Current Bid & Bidder
     
Lot 21

A Day's Hunting for two people with the VWH Hunt during the 2018-19 season.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.
 

Offers invited
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Lot 22

A barrel of Donnington Brewery Beer.  A Partypin (36 pints) of Bright Donnington Ale.

Kindly donated by James Arkell.
 

Current Bid

Jorrocks- £75

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Lot 23

Two Members' Badges, plus car parking and dinner for two people, with a bottle of wine, for the Hunter Chase Meeting at Stratford on Friday, 8th June 2018, which includes the Stratford Foxhunters Champion Hunter Chase for the Horse and Hound Cup. 

Kindly donated by Stratford-on-Avon Racecourse Co Ltd.
 

Offers invited
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Lot 24

A Day’s Hunting for two people with the Warwickshire Hunt during the 2018-19 season.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.
 


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Lot 25

Two Season Tickets with Forward Parking for the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park, taking place on 3rd to 5th August 2018. The event has been running now for 34 years, and has become the largest gathering of eventing talent in any one year.

Kindly donated by Peter Phillips.
 

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Lot 26

A visit to a Private Stud between Northampton and Market Harborough, to view the mares, many youngsters, point to pointers, and a side-saddle display.  To include lunch or dinner with the owner.

Kindly donated by Joan Tice.
 

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Lot 27

Three night's bed and breakfast at Manor Farmhouse, located in the heart of the Cotswolds near Chipping Campden. The perfect location for a Cotswold stay, a visit to Stratford-Upon-Avon or Cheltenham Races. Stay with a hunting/racing/farming family, who had a winner here last year! King size beds, power showers and Sky TV. AA Breakfast Award.

Kindly donated by Lucy King.
 

Current Bid

Holly Keane- £75

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Lot 28

A pen and ink, with colour wash, cartoon commission by HSBS Director of Fundraising, Alastair Jackson.

Kindly donated by Alastair Jackson.
 

Current Bid

Anon- £30

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Lot 29

A Day's Hunting for two people with the North Cotswold Hounds during the 2018-19 season.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.

 

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Lot 30

Three session of McTimoney Therapy for one horse by E Motion Equine Therapy Ltd within a 50 mile radius of Cheltenham.

Kindly donated by E Motion Equine Therapy Ltd.
 
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Lots 31 to 34

  Lot No. & Description Current Bid & Bidder
     
Lot 31

Family entry (five tickets) to the London International Horse Show at Olympia, for the afternoon performance on Wednesday 19th December, 2018.

Kindly donated by H Power Group.
 

Current Bid

JC- £30

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Lot 32

A morning on the gallops with National Hunt Trainer Lawney Hill and her husband, Champion Point to Point trainer Alan Hill, to be followed by breakfast at their home at Aston Rowant, Oxfordshire. www.lawneyhill.co.uk

Kindly donated by Lawney and Alan Hill.
 

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Lot 33

A Selection Box of Coxwell Ruby Red Devon Beef (with most boxes between 18 and 21 kg).  Cuts will include steaks and joints, stewing and braising cuts and some sausages, burgers and mince. www.coxwelldevons.co.uk availability to be advised, but maybe not until early July.

Kindly donated by Edward and Jessica Leigh-Pemberton.
 

Current Bid

Jorrocks- £100

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Lot 34

A Day's Hunting for two people with the Cotswold Hounds during the 2018-19 season.

Kindly donated by the Joint Masters.
 

Offers invited
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