Kentucky Horse Park

Press Release Date:  Wednesday, October 17, 2007  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209 ext 209,  



WHO:   Members of the media        


WHAT:   Public memorial service for the legendary racehorse, John Henry, who passed away at the age of 32 on October 8.      


WHEN:  Friday, October 19, 2pm


WHERE:  Hall of Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park


WHY:   As thousands of fans across the country grieve the loss of a beloved icon of the horse industry, the Kentucky Horse Park will honor and remember him in a public memorial service, to celebrate his life and incredible legacy.  To view 60 pages of entries from his fans regarding his death, click on


HOW:  Please park in the main parking lot at least 30 minutes prior to the service, to allow time to get to the Hall of Champions.  Broadcast media may park your trucks behind the Hall of Champions.