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Disco Comes to the World's Championship Horse Show

Are you ready to Disco?! Wednesday night August 26 during the Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show, the Horseman’s Café will transform into the hottest disco club since Studio 54!

As the World’s Championship horse show passes the halfway point, exhibitors can take a break and dance the night away. Friends of the American Saddlebred Museum have put together a Disco Extravaganza, and horse show attendees are invited to join in the fun! The party begins at 10:00 pm in the Horseman’s Café, in the new North Wing adjacent to Freedom Hall.

Celebrity ASB DJ’s will entertain guests, spinning their favorite disco tunes. Among those headlining the event are Jimmy Robertson, Todd Miles, Peter Cowart, Melissa Moore, Elisabeth Goth and Carson Kressley. A special appearance by Donna Summer (aka Gayle King) will highlight the event. Additionally, a selection of photographs of many well known Saddlebred trainers and riders from the disco era will be on display, both for fun and to test the knowledge of attendees.

Guests will be treated to a viewing of "Saddlebred Stars", the Museum’s collection of historic film footage of more than 60 of the breed’s greatest show champions and breeding stock. The film will run continuously through the evening.

Of special note will be a unique auction. Approximately 10 WGC trainers and riders have generously donated items connected with their World’s Grand Championship wins. The items will be either something they or the winning horse wore. This will be an unprecedented opportunity to purchase a true piece of Saddlebred history!

A limited number of tickets are available for the event, so advance purchase is recommended. The cost is $50 for adults, $25 for under 21’s. With each admission come heavy hors d’oeuvres, two complimentary drink tickets, great music and an evening of fun and entertainment. Special VIP lounge seating areas for groups up to 8 are also available. These areas, located around the dance floor, provide comfort seating on couches and chairs and come with complimentary champagne, wait service and amenities. Only 2 of the 10 areas are still available and may be reserved for $5,000 each. Disco attire is optional, but encouraged!

Join fellow exhibitors, disco kings and queens and Museum supporters for this entertaining event. All proceeds go to support the mission of the American Saddlebred Museum to collect, preserve and display the history of the breed. The Museum is a 501 (c) 3 organization and donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.

Call the Museum for reservations at 859-259-2746.

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