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Event to Benefit Thoroughbred Aftercare

Hats Off to KY's Horse Industry Day and the Rood and Riddle Grand Prix is Aug. 4.

Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day and the Rood and Riddle $50,000 Kentucky Grand Prix will take place at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Saturday, Aug. 4. This event includes both live and silent auctions and donates 100% of its proceeds to The Kentucky Equine Humane Center and The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation.

This year, for the first time, all live auction items and some silent auction items will be offered through proxy bidding for those who cannot attend the event.

To bid on one of these items, click here, print the Proxy Bid Sheet, and fax to the attention of LaTonna Wilson at (859) 255-5367. One may also scan and email the document to

Auction items include: Zenyatta memorabilia; John Deere X300 Lawn Mower; University of Kentucky basketball signed by the 2012 NCAA National Champion team; weekend package at 21C Museum in Louisville; Keeneland clubhouse package; Lexington Legends VIP package; and UK basketball tickets.