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Press Release Date:  May 11, 2005

Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209,



          LEXINGTON, KY (May 11, 2005) The Lexington Kennel Club will sponsor a Puppy Match, May 21 at the Kentucky Horse Park, featuring approximately 150 puppies representing a wide variety of breeds. 

          This informal show allows puppies as young as 3-months-old to try their paws at showing.  Junior Showmanship classes also allow kids to try showing their dogs for the first time. 

          The show and on-site registration (for some classes) begin at 10 am.  This is a good opportunity for park visitors to learn more about various dog breeds in an informal atmosphere.  Watching the Puppy Match is included with park admission. 

          Contact Sue Bruxton, 859-272-2846 or visit

          The Kentucky Horse Park is open seven days a week, from 9 am to 5 pm.  Admission is $14 for adults, $7 for children ages 7-12 and free for children six and under.   Admission includes the Puppy Match and the American Saddlebred Museum.


          The Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse.  The park is an agency of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet that hosted more than 900,000 visitors and 80 special events and horse shows in 2004.  The park is located at Exit 120, Interstate 75, just north of Lexington.  The place to get close to horses, the park is open daily March 15 to October 31, and Wednesday through Sunday, November 1 to March 14.


Last updated: Wednesday, May 11, 2005