The ninth annual National Thoroughbred Racing Association Charities & Kentucky Derby Museum Charity Golf Classic will take place at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., on Monday, Oct. 5.
Nationally-renowned equine artist Robert Clark will be painting live at the Kentucky Derby Museum at Churchill Downs on Saturday, June 16, as he works on a portrait of 2007 Kentucky Derby winner Street Sense for the second annual Horsemen's Education Benefit.
Immediately following the June 16 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I), the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville will host a happy hour with local "celebrity" bartenders. The event will support the Backside Learning Center and the Race for Education. Presented by the Equine Wellness Foundation to benefit horsemen's education, special guests will serve their favorite drinks.
The Equine Wellness Foundation will present a post-race "Happy Hour" following the June 16 Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) in support of the Klein Family Learning Center and The Race for Education, the Kentucky Derby Museum announced June 7.
The Klein Family Learning Center will open a special gift shop on the backside of Churchill Downs for Kentucky Derby Week to benefit track workers.
The Klein Family Learning Center and the Groom Elite Program will offer a three-day course in "Elite Grooming for Racehorse Owners" at sites in Louisville and Lexington March 23-25.
The Race for Education presented its first Valedictorian Award to Barry Irwin, president of Team Valor. Created to recognize exceptional support by a volunteer or board member, the award was presented to Irwin at the Thoroughbred Fraternity Party, held June 17 at the Kentucky Derby Museum to benefit The Race for Education and Klein Family Learning Center.
The sixth annual NTRA Charities/Kentucky Derby Museum Golf Classic will take place at the Valhalla Golf Club May 1 in Louisville.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders' Association has selected WinStar Farm's Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt to receive the organization's Industry Service Award.
Two major forces in Thoroughbred racing have formed an alliance aimed at improving the lives of Kentucky backstretch workers.
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