The 50th Annual KHSAA Boys State Wrestling Tournament Championships will be held on February 15-16, 2013 at the KHP’s Alltech Arena, the second year the event has been held at the park. There will be some 500 Kentucky high school wrestlers competing over the two days with nearly 900 matches, culminating in the state championships on Saturday evening. On Saturday night, 32 wrestlers in each of 14 weight classes will compete for the state title.
To learn more, go to www.khsaa.org or call (859) 299-5472.
Location and Parking:
$15.00 adults for Friday or Saturday
$25.00 weekend pass
Free for kids 10 and under
Dates and Times:
FRIDAY, FEB. 15 - Session 1
7:30 a.m. - The gates will open for the competitors and coaches
9:30 a.m. - Gates Open for Fans & Competitors
SATURDAY, FEB. 16 - Session 2
7:30 a.m. - The gates will open for the competitors and coaches.
6:15 p.m. - State Championship Opening Ceremonies
6:30 p.m. - Championship Bracket Finals (1 mat) 14 matches) 7:00 – 9:45
Full schedule is available here: http://khsaa.org/wrestling/statemeettimetable.pdf
The 2nd Annual Kentucky Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull will be held January 4 and 5, 2013 at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena with more than 100 pullers coming together for some Kentucky hospitality and good pulling. There will be three different ground-pounding, heart-racing sessions with eleven classes!
On Friday, January 4, 7:00 pm, the event will feature the Super Modified 4WD Trucks, Economy Hotrod Tractors, Super Modified 2WD Trucks and the Super Stock 4x4 trucks, followed by Chris Janson and Craig Wayne Boyd with the Killin’ Time Band in concert!
On Saturday, January 5, at 11:00 am, EST guests will experience the smoke-blowing action from the 8500 Pro-Farm Tractors, 2.6 Diesel Trucks, 10,000 Hot Farm Tractors, and the 4300 Light Pro-Stock Trucks!
The 2013 Kentucky Invitational Truck and Tractor Pull will wind down with the Saturday evening show starting at 7:00 pm with the Super Modified 2WD Trucks, Pro-Stock 4WD Trucks, Pro-Stock 2WD Trucks, and the 6000 Limited Light Super Tractors.
Special Happenings at the Pull:
On Friday night, there will be a concert by Chris Janson and Craig Wayne Boyd with the Killin’ Time. Polar Air will be giving away an air compressor and Bad Boy Blaster will be giving away a sand blaster to two lucky fans! There will also be a pedal pull for the children!
On Saturday afternoon, there will be a pedal pull for children.
On Saturday night, Polar Air will be giving away an air compressor and Bad Boy Blaster will be giving away a sand blaster to two lucky fans! There will also be a pedal pull for the children!
TNT Motorsports would like to thank you for your support!
Learn more at 270/849-5784 or at www.ktpa.webs.com.
Location and Parking:
Friday, January 4, 2013 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, January 5, 2013 – 11:00 am
Saturday, January 5, 2013 – 7:00 pm
Friday, January 4, 2013, 7:00 pm - $15 in advance, $20 at the door
Saturday, January 5, 2013, 11:00 am - $15.00 in advance AND at the door
Saturday, January 5, 2013, 7:00 pm - $15.00 in advance AND at the door
You can still get tickets by calling the Kentucky Horse Park at 859/233-4303 or Amanda Cox at 270/849-5861.
More than 1,200 high school students from 312 schools across Kentucky will compete in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s State Cross Country Championshipsthis Saturday, November 10, at the KHP.
Students have competed in track meets all year to qualify for this final challenge on the beautiful fields and trails throughout the park. Six races will be held throughout the day, with the first race going off at 9:15 am.
General admission is $10.00 and admission is free for kids 10 and under. It will be a beautiful weekend to come out and cheer on these deserving students!
$10.00 – Adults
Free – Kids 10 and under
Walt Robertson Blvd. Paddocks and vicinity
Parking off Walt Robertson Blvd. (follow directional signs past Alltech Arena)
Dates and Times –
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Achievements of Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council and Lexington community draw national acclaim
President Bill Clinton will celebrate Earth Day in Lexington, Ky, to bring attention to the outstanding sustainability efforts made by local students and leaders. Clinton will visit the Bluegrass on April 23 to speak with nearly 6,000 students, parents, teachers, administrators and community and state leaders at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena in special recognition of the Bluegrass Youth Sustainability Council, a coalition of students representing all Fayette County public and private high schools.
March 9, 2012 (Lexington, KY)…The Blue Grass Trust is excited to announce new additions to their 15th annual Antiques & Garden show at their new location at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, such as an array of speakers; a Vintage Car show, and an Appraisal Fair; and renewed favorites at the show on March 16, 17, 18, with a Gala Preview Party from 7 to 10 pm, March 15 and includes culinary specialties and fine cocktails from Catering by Donna, live music, silent auction, and complimentary valet parking.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor Further Information Contact:Marty Bauman, Press Chief, (508) 698-6810,
Concert Free for Saturday Eventing and Reining Ticket HoldersLexington, KY —March 8, 2012— Equestrian Events, Inc. (EEI), producer of the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event and Ariat Kentucky Reining Cup, is excited to announce that the famed Country music group Exile will perform at this year’s event. The performance will be part of a free two-hour concert for ticket holders to either of the two equestrian events on Saturday, April 28 from 3:30–5:30 pm.
The American Saddlebred Museum is accepting consignments to be considered for inclusion in the 2012 Equine Art, Antique and Rare Book Auction. The auction will be held on Saturday July 14 at the museum’s Showplace for Saddlebreds (at the Kentucky Horse Park) in conjunction with the Lexington Jr. League Horse Show. Deadline for submission of consignments is March 26, 2012.
Military Night at Southern Lights:Spectacular Sights on Holiday Nights
Wednesday, December 7
Free admission for all current and retired military personnel and their families on this special Southern Lights evening!
The Southern Lights Holiday Festival is returning for the 18th year to the Kentucky Horse Park.
Kids and adults of all ages will delight in driving tour through 3 miles of light displays with themes such as the Christmas Village, the 12 Days of Christmas, Keeneland Race Track, Show Jumping, the Spires of Churchill Downs and a brand new dinosaur display—each composed of thousands of twinkling lights.