Kentucky Horse Park
MEDIA ALERT: 900 Kids in Literacy Program to Watch Re-enactment of Famous Seabiscuit - War Admiral Match Race

Press Release Date:  Friday, April 06, 2012  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209,  


WHO:  First Lady Jane Beshear, 900 Kentucky first-graders, and the Kentucky Horse Park


WHAT:  Re-enactment of famous Seabiscuit - War Admiral match race, with live horses, period costumes, antique cars, music from the era, and real jockeys in a program written and choreographed for first-graders in the Kentucky Horse Park Literacy Program


WHEN:  Tuesday, April 10, 10:15 a.m.


WHERE: Kentucky Horse Park’s Covered Arena (not the Alltech Arena)


WHY: Approximately 6,000 first and fourth grade students from 55 schools in Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Grant, Madison, Montgomery, Scott, and Woodford counties are in enrolled in this year’s Kentucky Horse Park Literacy Program, which combines horse-themed books and experiences with live horses to inspire a life-long love of horses and reading. The first-graders will attend this production.   


HOW: Members of the media should go directly to the Covered Arena. Come in the main entrance, go past the parking booth, turn right and go through the parking lot to the far corner, and on to Rolex Way. Go over the dam and at the Rolex Stadium turn left on Nina Bonnie Blvd.  You’ll see the Covered Arena (beige metal building) on your left.  This event is closed to the public.