Blue Grass Farms Charities Event to Take Place Dec. 18

Blue Grass Farms Charities Event to Take Place Dec. 18

The event supports Kentucky horsemen, such as grooms. Here, retired Zenyatta gets a visit from her former hot walker Carmen Zamona, left, and groom Mario Espinoza.

Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt/The Horse

Blue Grass Farms Charities (BGFC) will host its annual "Festival of Christmas" at Keeneland Race Course's Keene Entertainment Center in Lexington, Ky., on Dec. 18.

The event, for lower-income Thoroughbred horsemen and their immediate families, is free to families of persons working for a Central Kentucky Thoroughbred farm, track, sales company or consignor, trainer, equine veterinary practice, van service, or other ancillary area of Thoroughbred racing and/or breeding.

The organization also accepting new or very gently used coats for children and adults, as well as non-perishable food and household supplies for their food pantry.

Space is limited and registration is required, according to a release from BGFC. For more information, visit

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