Sir Alfred Munnings’ ‘A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath’ brings top price at 2017 Sporting Art Auction

Spirited bidding and the sale of Sir Alfred Munnings’ A Morning’s Work, Newmarket Heath for $186,300, including buyer premium, highlighted the fifth annual Sporting Art Auction, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. The Sporting Art Auction is a collaborative effort between Keeneland, the world’s leading Thoroughbred sales company, and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, the country’s foremost gallery...

Georgetown welcomes fall fun with 37th annual Festival of the Horse, Seed to Feed Dinners

Celebrating the role of the horse and its heritage, the 37th Annual Festival of the Horse kicks off fall fun in Georgetown with a chili cook-off and family-friendly activities. Also on the calendar: Seed to Feed dinners held in unique locations in Georgetown and prepared by top chefs from the region, plenty of farm fun and the Oxford Antique Market. Horsin’ around The 37th Annual Festival...

KEEP to honor former governor Brereton Jones, Old Friends farm with inaugural Industry vision awards

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) has announced former governor and founding KEEP member, Brereton Jones, and Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm as recipients of the inaugural Industry Vision Award during the KEEP Equine Industry Conference on Oct. 18 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Lexington. A committee made up of KEEP Board members chose nominees with recipients determined by secret...

Friends of Kentucky Theatre, old racehorses share proceeds of online Hollywood auction

The Friends of the Kentucky Theatre and Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm will share proceeds from a Hollywood Memorabilia Auction that is currently running online and will end on Nov. 9.   Julien’s Auctions of Beverly Hills will present an auction of Hollywood and Celebrity memorabilia: Icons and Idols Fashion. The auction of more than 800 items includes a shirt worn by Jack Nicholson...