New Addition To Horse Park Opens

A new stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park is open, just in time for the Rolex 3-Day Event.

The facility is part of millions of dollars in capital improvements at the park for next year's World Equestrian Games.

It currently seats 7,000 people for the dressage and jumping events to be held there this weekend, but it can seat many more for future events.

"With the ability to expand to 30,000 seats, this is bigger than Rupp Arena, and Kentuckians know what that means," said Governor Steve Beshear.

Both the stadium and indoor arena are still under construction and already booking events.


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  • by Rick Location: Lexington on Apr 23, 2009 at 07:24 AM
    That's because people want to come to Lexington. People want to leave Harlan.
  • by pc Location: harlan on Apr 22, 2009 at 05:45 PM
    more wasted money inside the golden triangle, as we in eastern kentucky are so often forgot about. oh, except for when d. sawyer wants some good ratings!!!!

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