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Kentucky Downs’ 2021 race meet to run Labor Day Sunday and Monday for first time

Kentucky Downs’ 2021 race meet will again feature six days while racing both the Sunday and Monday of Labor Day weekend for the first time. Kentucky Downs’ all-grass meet was awarded dates of Sept. 5, 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12 for next year. The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved 2021 dates for the state’s thoroughbred and harness tracks. The KHRC’s dates committee...

GoTeachKY names 32 teacher ambassadors for 2021; Teacher of the Year to be announced Oct. 22

The mission of GoTeachKY, an initiative of the Kentucky Department of Education, is to ensure that all students across the Commonwealth have equitable access to effective educators. GoTeachKY seeks to recruit the next generation of teachers in Kentucky, helping remedy the critical teacher shortage that affects every state in the United States. Ambassadors were selected from a pool of applicants across...

Thoroughbred Charities of America to continue role as title sponsor of Thoroughbred Makeover

Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) has extended its support of the Retired Racehorse Project (RRP) as the title sponsor of the Thoroughbred Makeover and National Symposium through 2021. The RRP announced the postponement of the 2020 Thoroughbred Makeover earlier this summer and will be hosting a “double Makeover” for both 2020 and 2021 entries at the Kentucky Horse Park on Oct. 12-17, 2021. The...