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Horses: Phoenix Festival, Isaac Murphy Memorial Garden
October 6, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The first annual Phoenix Festival will take place on Thursday, October 6 from 5:30 to 7 pm at the Isaac Murphy Memorial Garden to celebrate the 164th running of the Phoenix Stakes, which takes place on Friday, October 7.
“The Phoenix Festival is an opportunity for Lexington to remember and celebrate the East End’s rich racing history which took place at the Kentucky Association race track.
The Phoenix Stakes, the oldest stakes race in America, originated at the KA track, and is now a featured stakes race on the opening day of Keeneland’s fall meeting.”