From the Knott's website comes info on their Ebay auctions to get your chance at being one of the first riders on Pony Express!
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There are 4 different auctions for various spots on the ride. One of them (at the time of this posting) is at only 60$. Great oppurtunity to experience this new coaster before the majority of the general public, and its for a great cause.All riders must be over 48” tall and be able to endure the challenging journey of a high speed rollercoaster experience. If you are unsure please ask as many questions as you’d like before you bid.
All proceeds from this auction will benefit the Speech and Language Development in Buena Park, California. To find out more please go to:
This once-in-a-lifetime event is May 22, 2008 at 9:00 AM. Winning bidders are responsible for their own transportation to and from the park and lodging. This auction is for admission to the park, breakfast, souvenir shirt and the first official ride on Pony Express.
This auction is for the FRONT ROW HORSE (1) or (2) on TRAIN 1 of Pony Express: The Ride. Both Horses are located on the front of the train and provide the best experience! This is truly the place to be for a place in theme park history. Your winning bid will include a place on the First Row on Train 1 of Pony Express: The Ride, Admission to Knott's Berry Farm on May 22, 2008, Contintental Breakfast, Recognition during our Opening Day Celebration (We'll introduce you to the crowd as a VIP!), a collectible Pony Express T-Shirt and a special Commemorative Pony Express Opening Day Gift!
You won’t want to miss out on this incredible opportunity to experience firsthand the excitement of the Ol’ West! Grab the reins and set off on your own adventure on Pony Express here at Knott’s Berry Farm! Like the real Pony Express this offer will ride off into the sunset before you know it!
Winning bidder must contact Knott's Berry Farm within 3 days of auction closure. Payment expected before 5/22/08. Acceptable forms of payment include: Money Order, Credit or Debit Card.