Premieres Set for KET's Thoroughbred

Premieres Set for KET's Thoroughbred
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
On the set of KET's "Thoroughbred."

Kentucky Educational Television will host two premiere events to promote “Thoroughbred,” Academy Award winner Paul Wagner’s documentary on the Thoroughbred horse and a history of the industry.

On Wednesday, Feb. 24 beginning at 5:30 p.m., there will be a premiere event in northern Kentucky at the Triple Crown Country Club in Union, and on Friday, Feb. 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m., there will be a premiere at the Keeneland Sale Pavilion in Lexington.

Both events include a cocktail reception and full screening of the film.

Tickets for each event, priced at $100, are available by calling (800) 866-0366. A portion of each ticket is tax deductible and proceeds benefit KET programs and services.

“Thoroughbred” premieres statewide during KET’s Telefund on March 8 at 8 p.m. EST. It is the first program funded by KET’s Endowment for Kentucky Productions.

Click here to view a trailer of the film.

 

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