Kentucky Horse Park

Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History

Dates: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Monday, March 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2015 exhibit, Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History: Recent Donations & Special Selections will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia. By showcasing recent gifts to the collection and loans of relevant pieces, the exhibit is both a thank you to our donors and a way to expose the public to some unique bits of Saddlebred history that are not yet a part of our collection. Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History will run from March 9, 2015 through March 21, 2016. 
 

Hosted by: 
The American Saddlebred Museum
Phone: 
(859) 259-2746

The Wonderland Ride to Benefit E7 Kids Café

Dates: 
Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
Event Description: 

E7 Kids Cafe Wonderland Ride
August 6th
A Family friendly Event!
White Rabbit Chase
Bikes, Runners, Walkers

The Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Face painting, games, crafts, snacks!
Registration is 8:30am-9:30am
Chase starts at 9:30am
Tea Party 10:30am

Located at the Ky Horse Park 
Alltech  Arena Area
Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, or $50 for a family of four.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
The Wonderland Ride

BreyerFest 5K Run/Walk

Dates: 
Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Event Description: 

Join us for the inaugural Breyerfest 5K Run/Walk to benefit Old Friends on Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY.

In honor of the summer games, BreyerFest is celebrating Carnival, Rio, and the sights and sounds of Brazil! The race includes commemorative dry fit T-shirts, chip timing, awards including Breyer models for winners, a DJ spinning samba sounds, post race snacks, and a raffle with cool Breyer swag and more! Prize models will not be exclusive to BreyerFest.

An untimed 1 mile fun run/walk for those not interested in the full 5K (3.1 mile) distance is also being offered. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Breyer Animal Creations®
Phone: 
800-413-3348

KY 5K

Dates: 
Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Join us Saturday at 4pm on October 1, 2016 at the KY Horse Park Alltech Arena to participate in a one-of-a kind 5k for qualifiers only. You must qualify to enter this race by completing at least one challenge. For more info on challenges, please visit http://www.ky5k.com/race-info.html.

This is a qualifiers only 5K race. With distance culture becoming the norm, KY 5K seeks to bring back the 5K from its demise as a "training run."

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KY 5K
Phone: 
859-509-4472

Drive-Thru Wagering for Ky Derby

Dates: 
Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 7:30am to 6:15pm
Event Description: 

Avoid the traffic on Versailles Road and beat the crowds to place your Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby bets with our advanced wagering options at the Kentucky Horse Park, conveniently located on Iron Works Pike off of Interstate 75, Exit 120, on the north side of Lexington between Georgetown Road and Newtown Pike.  Six drive-thru wagering windows will open on both days, immediately within the main entrance gate of the park. Neither parking nor park admission is required.

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering - Saturday, May 7
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 7:30 a.m. and remain open until Kentucky Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Drive-Thru Wagering for Ky Oaks

Dates: 
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 8:00am to 6:00pm
Event Description: 

Avoid the traffic on Versailles Road and beat the crowds to place your Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby bets with our advanced wagering options at the Kentucky Horse Park, conveniently located on Iron Works Pike off of Interstate 75, Exit 120, on the north side of Lexington between Georgetown Road and Newtown Pike.  Six drive-thru wagering windows will open on both days, immediately within the main entrance gate of the park. Neither parking nor park admission is required.

Kentucky Oaks Wagering - Friday, May 6
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 8 a.m. for the Kentucky Oaks day and Kentucky Derby day advance wagering, and remain open until 6 p.m.

Kentucky Derby Day Wagering - Saturday, May 7
Kentucky Horse Park drive-thru wagering will open at 7:30 a.m. and remain open until Kentucky Derby post-time (approximately 6:24 p.m.).

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Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tastings at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Dates: 
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, May 1, 2016 - 4:00pm
Event Description: 

Love bourbon? Never tried it? Attend one of the Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tastings at the Rolex Kentucky! For $15, a Maker’s Mark Distillery Bourbon Specialist will guide you through a tasting of three select Maker’s Mark bourbons — Maker’s Mark, Maker’s 46 and Maker’s Mark Cask Strength Bourbon, which will leave you feeling like a bourbon expert. Plus, you receive a goodie bag with purchase of a tasting ticket! Tickets are selling quickly so make sure to book early for a unique experience at the Rolex Kentucky!

All participants must be 21 years of age or older. Voucher for tickets will be included for pre-ordered tickets. Vouchers will be exchanged for tickets at the box office with Valid ID.

Buy your tickets here (listed with the seat tickets) or call the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event Box Office (859-254-8123) to add Maker’s Mark Bourbon Tasting tickets to your existing order! 

2016 Tasting times
Thursday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Friday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.
Saturday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.
Sunday: Noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m.& 3 p.m.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
(859) 254-8123

RK-5K Twilight Race at the Rolex Kentucky

Dates: 
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Event Description: 

Register now for the second-annual RK-5K Twilight Race at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. This run/walk event will be held Friday evening, April 29, 2016, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. following the day’s competition. Registration is open to the general public that evening after 4 p.m., and will close Wednesday, April 27, at 11:59 a.m. EDT. A portion of this year’s proceeds will go to the Rolex Kentucky official charity, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, so enjoy a great run on the park’s beautiful grounds and support a great Thoroughbred charity at the same time! And their link - http://rk3de.org/add-ons-special-services/rk-5k-race/.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
859-233-2362

The Gobbler Half Marathon

Dates: 
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

3 Way Racing is a professional race management and timing company that serves the running, cycling, triathlon and multisport community.Their goal is to produce safe, challenging, fun and family-friendly events for all levels of competition.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
3 Way Racing