MONDAY at EQUESTRICON!
The Equestricon™ 2018 general session commences on Monday morning with Opening Ceremonies. Explore our full schedule of panels, appearances, workshops and more below! Monday is highlighted by the 2018 Rood & Riddle Breeders' Cup Post Position Draw at Equestricon, starting at approximately 4:30 pm!
*Schedule and appearances are subject to change
Leading alumni from the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program share thoughts and insights on launching a career in horse racing.
Sit in on short presentations and inspirational speeches from leading figures in the world of Thoroughbred aftercare.
Legendary announcer Tom Durkin shares personal accounts and never-before-told stories from the inaugural Breeders' Cup which was held at Hollywood Park in 1984.
Learn from the some of the top horseplayers in the country as they discuss strategies for playing in both mythical and live-money tournaments.
Listen in on a book reading from the Louisville Community Project exploring an upcoming book detailing little-known tales of life on the backstretch at Churchill Downs.
Equestricon's TRACK TALKS series presents an open mic to women who've served as leaders in racing, as well as those who are emerging as forces in the industry.
If you've ever wanted to learn how to spot a winner in the paddock, warming up on the track or during morning works, you can't miss this workshop. Some of racing's best-known paddock hosts and analysts reveal what they look for when studying a horse's appearance.
Hear from the jockeys, trainers and owners of leading Breeders' Cup contenders as they join Churchill Downs' Joe Kristufek for a Q&A session immediately preceding the 2018 Rood & Riddle Breeders' Cup Post Position Draw.
The University of Kentucky presents a seminar that's a can't-miss for anyone looking to learn more about careers in racing, from the farm to the track. Claiborne Farm's Walker Hancock is one of several workshop leaders scheduled to share insights and answer questions from attendees.
That’s right, this year you can join in the excitement, drama, and celebration of the Rood & Riddle Breeders’ Cup Post Position Draw, which will be held at Equestricon!