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Lexington Opera House features mini-golf course with nine Broadway-themed putting greens

The Lexington Opera House has announced that a mini-golf course consisting of nine Broadway-themed putting greens will take over the historic stage beginning Dec. 11. The course will be open Fridays through Sundays throughout the winter. Patrons can putt on nine socially distanced Broadway-themed holes, including HAMILTON, THE MUSIC MAN, CINDERELLA, KINKY BOOTS and more. It’s retro fun in a vintage...

Kentucky Oaks Day: Great racing, disputed finish in feature (Monomoy Girl wins) and some perspecive

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor The 144th Grade I Kentucky Oaks was a thrilling renewal of the classic race that saw morning line favorite Monomoy Girl battle longshot Wonder Gadot the length of the stretch. Eventual winner Monomoy Girl is barely visible inside Wonder Gadot (#5). The two fillies engaged in a hotly contested stretch duel in the 144th running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks at...

Kentucky Equine Education Project’s Industry Conference set a precedent: More to come

Now that the Kentucky Equine Education Project’s first KEEP Equine Industry Conference is in the books, plans are in the works to make it an annual event for the commonwealth’s multi-breed horse industry.    At total of 156 people registered for the recent conference at the Embassy Suites hotel. The four panel discussions featured speakers working in an array of breeds and disciplines, reflecting...