The University of Kentucky’s Horse Racing Club will host “Inside Horse Racing: The Derby Experience" on April 25 in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Kentucky Student Center.
“Inside Horse Racing” is a panel style event that will feature several Thoroughbred racing professionals who have been involved in the winning of a Kentucky Derby. As of April 12, the confirmed speakers include Arthur Hancock, Bill Casner, Chris McCarron, and John Ward. The panel will be moderated by Horse Racing Radio Network’s Mike Penna.
There will be a silent auction featuring horse memorabilia, as well as items from other Lexington businesses. Appetizers and beverages will be available. Tickets may be purchased at the door for the price of $5 for students/interns and $10 for the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. EDT.
Proceeds from the silent auction and admission will benefit The Thoroughbred Charities of America and the University of Kentucky Horse Racing Club.
Event Sponsors include Denali Stud, Farmers Feed Mill, Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, UK SGA, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, UK Equine Initiative, and the Horse Racing Radio Network.
Parking will be available in parking structure #5 across from S. Limestone from the Student Center and will be free as long as you ask for a voucher at check in. For a map go to http://www.uky.edu/Parking/images/ps5-map.jpg.