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Keeneland Concours d'Elegance celebrates 50 years of Mustang

The 10th Keeneland Concours d'Elegance will again be held at Keeneland Race Course, July 20 in Lexington, Ky, showcasing over a hundred of the finest collector vehicles in the country. From rows of vintage antiques to impressive modern marvels … be there to see these rare automobiles, motorcycles and other unique vehicles on display as they are judged for their historical accuracy, presentation and overall cleanliness. Each class winner and runner-up will receive a coveted trophy. Proceeds will benefit Kentucky’s Children’s Hospital.

This year's Concours features an American icon – the Ford Mustang – in celebration of its 50th anniversary. We hope to have 1,000 Mustangs on site. With celebration of the Mustang, we are proud to present the very special Iacocca Award to a deserving recipient. The award honors Lee Iacocca, former president of Ford Motor Company and one of the fathers of the Mustang. Also this year the Concours silent auction will be held inside the Keeneland Entertainment Center. To view sample items for sale, visit www.keenelandconcours.com.

On Friday, July 19, join us for a Hangar Bash at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. This ticketed event ($75) is an evening of vintage aircraft, exotic automobiles, music and fine cuisine. And take a once in lifetime tour or ride of a restored B-17 bomber from World War II at the Aviation Museum of Kentucky. Rides and tours are available Thursday afternoon and all day Friday and during the Hanger Bash Friday night. To reserve a ride in the B-17, call 1-855-FLY-A-B17 to reach the rides coordinator Sandy Thompson.

Saturday, July 20, 2013
6:30 am Field opens to entrants
9:00 am Judging begins; field open to spectators
3:00 pm Award ceremony
4:30 pm Show concludes

Admission: $20/person at gate ($15 advance), children under 12 and active-duty military in uniform are free.

Celebrating its 10th year, the Keeneland Concours d’Elegance showcases the finest in automobiles and the attractions of central Kentucky as, each year, more than a hundred exquisite examples of automotive history from across the U.S. gather on the lush grounds of the Keeneland Race Course. The event draws thousands for this one-of-a-kind experience unmatched in the collector car community. Activities include a Bourbon Tour, Hangar Bash and the Tour d’Elegance of scenic Kentucky back roads. Proceeds benefit the Kentucky Children’s Hospital to help bring better healthcare to the children of central Kentucky. For more information, visit www.keenelandconcours.com.

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