Premieres Set for KET's Thoroughbred
by Blood-Horse Staff
Date Posted: 2/12/2010 9:22:36 AM
Last Updated: 2/13/2010 9:22:55 AM

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

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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