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Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp canceled due to pandemic; event to resume in 2021

The Kentucky Distillers’ Association announced that it has canceled its annual Kentucky Bourbon Affair fantasy camp in 2020 due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, but plans to resume the event in September 2021. The prestigious seventh annual event was scheduled for September 21–26. Ticket sales were set to open last week for more than 30 rare, one-of-a-kind experiences at 22 participating KDA distilleries,...

SEC blows final whistle — officially cancels all of its remaining athletic events due to COVID-19 crisis

By Keith Taylor Kentucky Today The Southeastern Conference officially canceled all of its remaining athletic events Tuesday. The league announced all regular season conference and non-conference games, including spring football games and pro-day activities have been canceled because of “continuing developments related to the coronavirus (COVID-19).” “This is a difficult day for all of us,...

Keeneland cancels Spring Meet; decision ‘agonizing’ but ‘we all need to take care of each other’

Keeneland officials announced the cancellation of the track’s upcoming Spring Meet, which was scheduled for April 2-24, due to health and safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of COVID-19. The decision was made following a guidance announcement issued by the Center for Disease Control, which warned against holding large events and mass gatherings that include “conferences, festivals, parades,...