On Friday, October 28, 2016, Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center will host Run For The Horses, a 5K race to benefit ex-racehorses at the world-famous Kentucky Horse Park. Along with provided chip timing courtesy of RaceRise, there will be overall age group awards as well as a Catch Tik Challenge.
Tik Maynard, winner of the 2015 Thoroughbred Makeover Freestyle and 3rd place finisher at the Rolex KY 5K this year, is challenging racers to the finish line. Any racer that beats Maynard crossing the ribbon will win a prize.
Registration is available online at: http://www.runforthehorses5k.org/ or at the MMSC Booth during the Thoroughbred Makeover Trade Fair as well as at check-in prior to the start of the race.
All proceeds raise funds for the care and preparation for second careers and loving new homes for off-track Thoroughbreds of the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center.
WHEN: Friday, October 28, 2016 at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Kentucky Horse Park
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
WHY: Founded in 2004, MMSC is a re-schooling facility and showcase for adoptable off the track thoroughbreds. They have created a training program designed to teach each individual horse new skill sets to take on to their future careers. Learn more at http://www.secretariatcenter.org/