Welcome, Thoroughbred Makeover 2019 Attendees!

Horse Country celebrates the work of the Retired Racehorse Project and is grateful to partner for the second year in a row on the Thoroughbred Makeover at the Kentucky Horse Park. We hope you’ll come see us at the event in Booth #78 at the Vendor Fair!


Meet the Sires!

The entries for this year’s Makeover are impressive indeed! Some of the sires of the athletes are at home right here in Horse Country.

  • Airdrie Stud – Creative Cause
  • Adena Springs – Ghostzapper
  • Claiborne – Orb, War Front, Algorithms, Arch, First Samurai, Flatter
  • Coolmore – Fusaichi Pegasus, Lookin at Lucky
  • Darby Dan – Dialed In
  • Gainesway – Afleet Alex
  • Godolphin at Jonabell – Bernardini, Hardspun, Medaglia D’Oro, Animal Kingdom, Street Sense
  • Lane’s End – Candy Ride, Union Rags, Lemon Drop Kid, Quality Road
  • Pin Oak Stud – Broken Vow
  • Spendthrift – Jimmy Creed, Malibu Moon, Into Mischief
  • Taylor Made –
  • Three Chimneys
  • WinStar – Bodemeister, Distorted Humor, Tiznow, Paynter, Speightstown

Planning your visit to Lexington

There are over twenty Horse Country locations with on-site guided tours, offering you a peek behind the gates at the world’s premier equine facilities. Our members include stud farms, nursery farms, a sport horse farm, clinics, a feed mill, two aftercare facilities, and a training track. Tour one or tour several – we can’t wait to meet you and introduce you to the land, horses, and people that make our region so special! Book Your Tour now!


Looking for recommendations for accommodations or places to eat? Our friends at VisitLEX are full of great ideas and information for visitors to the area!