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Kentucky Horse Park Commission Meeting

Dates: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

The meeting will be held in a meeting room on the lower level of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.  
 
AGENDA:
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT
Lower Level of the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park 

 
1. Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick
2. Approval of Minutes of March 16 Commission Meeting
3. Consideration of proposed Ground Lease with the United States Equestrian Federation
4. Discussion regarding Strategic Plan
5. Consideration of proposed Response of the Commission to Report from Kentucky State Auditor issued on 2/22/17
6. New Business
 NEXT FULL COMMISSION MEETING:  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017, 3:00 P.M. IN NORTH EXHIBIT HALL, ALLTECH ARENA
 

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Man o' War Dinner

Dates: 
Friday, June 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Event Description: 

A celebratory dinner will be held in honor of the legend the night before the 100th anniversary of his Belmont victory will be held at Mt. Brilliant Farm in conjunction with The Race Education. The June 9th event will be limited to 100 guests and feature a collector’s edition Maker’s Mark bottle as part of the dinner.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Mt. Brilliant Farm/The Race Education

Man o' War Commemorative Mural

Dates: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Dominating the drive through downtown’s busy Short Street, a large form-commissioned mural will be unveiled on Saturday, June 10th to commemorate his win in the 1920 Belmont Stakes. Painted on the side of the Village Idiot Pub building, the mural will feature a racing moment in the great horse’s life. A street party around the mural will be held to commemorate the unveiling. Times TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War Movie Night

Dates: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

Families will be able to enjoy special evening hours for “The Mostest Horse That Ever Was” exhibit as well as take in two Thoroughbred racing themed movies in the park’s theatres. Special events and activities will go on throughout the night for kids and families. Times TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Collector's Edition Man o' War at Breyerfest

Dates: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

As part of the annual Breyerfest event at KHP, a collector’s edition Man o’ War horse has been commissioned. This replica of the greatest Thoroughbred of all time will prove to be a popular addition to the heavily attended model horse festival for fans from around the country.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War Walk & Run - Presented by UK HealthCare

Dates: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Winding through the park’s grounds and including a tour of the exhibit, walkers and runners of all ages will enjoy a special race held in conjunction with the Man o’ War 100th Celebration. A competitive and casual 5k event will have a Man o’ War themed unique T-shirt in the racing silks that he competed in during his years on the track. Time TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War: The Funeral

Dates: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The actual funeral of Man o’ War was followed closely on radio not just in America, but also several countries around the world. A special airing of his funeral broadcast will be made available on local radio for fans to hear the special eulogy and listen to the funeral where literally thousands showed up to pay their respects to the great horse. Actual time and station TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

KHP Public Visioning Session

Dates: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will host a Visioning Session on Wednesday, January 11, 2017, 5:30 p.m. EST at the North Exhibit Hall of the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. This meeting is open to the public and will serve as an open forum to discuss ideas for the long-term growth of the Kentucky Horse Park.

Location: 
Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
KY Horse Park Commission
Phone: 
(859) 259-4224