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"Nuggets of Gold" mix art and trivia

April 23, 2009     E-mail this page to a friend!

Week #4 of the Sun Downs meeting in Kennewick, Washington, bring "Nuggets of Gold," an original work of art by renowned equine artist Ginny Harding. "Nuggets of Gold" will be raffled off before the final race of the day on Sunday, April 26, at the race track.

"Nuggets of Gold" is actually two painted rocks that come with a trivia question. Both of the horses depicted began their careers at Sun Downs, both won the Pot O' Gold Futurity, and both later became AQHA World Champions.

If you think you know who they are, you win a free raffle ticket by visiting Harding's website ( and entering the correct answer in the website's "Guestbook."

You can also purchase raffle tickets for $1.00 per ticket on the website. Tickets are also available at Sun Downs during the races on Saturday and Sunday. Proceeds from sales of raffle tickets benefit the Northern Racing Quarter Horse Association purses and scholarships.

The week #3 rock—"A Promise in Stone"—was won by Glori Allen of Helper, Utah.