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Breeders’ Cup Host Committee announced

Event is Oct. 30-31, 2015 at Keeneland

LEXINGTON, Ky. (August 26, 2014) — Keeneland announced this week the Host Committee members for the 2015 Breeders Cup, which is scheduled for Oct. 30-31, 2015 in Lexington.

breederscupHost Committee members will be responsible for creating and coordinating events and activities to supplement the event, which will held at Keeneland for the first time in 31 years.

The first meeting of the 2015 Keeneland Host Committee is Aug. 28.

“The Breeders’ Cup will be the greatest international event to come to our area, and it is our goal to provide a world-class experience in our city and region for our guests coming from across America and overseas, as well as for our local patrons,” said Kip Cornett, Chairman of the 2015 Keeneland Host Committee. “It is our job to pull together the valued resources of these terrific individuals to help put on a great show.”

Host Committee members:

  • Ed Lane — The Lane Report, LFUCG Council member
  • Rasheeda Al-Amin — Director of the Lyric Theater
  • Ann Bakhaus — Kentucky Eagle Beer
  • Price Bell — Nicoma Bloodstock
  • Chuck Creacy — Owner, Smiley Pete Publications
  • Pat Dalbey — President, NBC Affiliate WLEX-TV
  • Luther Deaton — President, Central Bank
  • Brooks Downing — Bluegrass Sports Commission
  • Rufus Friday — Publisher, Lexington Herald-Leader
  • Thomas Gaines — Gaines-Gentry Thoroughbreds
  • Greg Goodman — Mt. Brilliant Farm
  • Steve Grossman — Triangle Foundation
  • Walker Hancock — Claiborne Farm
  • Tom Harris — Vice-President of External Affairs, Office of the President, UK
  • Lori Houlihan — Special Events Liason, Office of the Mayor, Lexington
  • Bret Jones — Airdrie Stud
  • Michael Jordan — Director, Clear Channel Communications
  • Mike Levy — Muirfield Insurance
  • Bruce Lunsford — Lunsford Capital
  • Alston Kerr — Kentucky Horse Park
  • Wayne Martin — Television Executive
  • Christa Marrillia — Director of Marketing, Keeneland Association
  • Dave O’Neil — Property Value Administrator
  • DeWayne Peevy — Deputy Director of Athletics, UKAA
  • Mary Quinn Ramer — VisitLex
  • David Royse — Partner, Stoll Keenon Ogden
  • Griffin Van Meter — Owner of Bullhorn, Community Leader
  • Woodford Webb — The Webb Companies