High Hope Steeplechase

On Sunday, May 22, 2016 the 48th running of High Hope Steeplechase will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park. In addition to the traditional National Steeplechase Association race card, the day will also feature the inaugural running of a new series of Ladies Side Saddle Races.

Funny Cide

Horse Racing Nation recently posted an article recapping the ten fastest times run in the Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Horse Park Hall of Champions resident, Funny Cide, still holds the record for the tenth fastest time in the Run for the Roses.


Founded in 1999, the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) is an international nonprofit association for professionals incorporating horses to address mental health and personal development needs. Janet Patton of the Lexington Herald-Leader recently featured EAGALA's horse park event in a newspaper feature.

Kentucky Horse Park entrance

The Kentucky Horse Park is proud to be a prime destination for tourists traveling through the state of Kentucky. Laura Wolfe of recently posted a new blog piece on her family's experience at the park last summer.

Man o' War

Man o' War was unquestionably the most famous Thoroughbred who ever lived. He dominated his competition like no other horse. 99 years after Man o' War's birth, Terry Conway recently wrote an article on "Big Red" for America's Best Racing.

Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo logo

The Cowboy Up for a Cure Rodeo will take its third ride at the Kentucky Horse Park’s Alltech Arena, on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 7pm.

Funny Cide

Funny Cide is scheduled visit Turfway Park for Spiral Day on April 2, 2016. A longtime favorite at the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, Funny Cide will travel to take part in the Spiral Stakes (gr. III) program at Turfway.

Funny Cide with Ronan Cunningham

Funny Cide, one of the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions stars, shares the spotlight with equine operations director Ronan Cunningham in a recent feature by, which is an online newspaper in Kentucky committed to local news, information, and interesting stories. Photo by Kathy Vespaziani

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