PROUDLY HOSTED AS PART OF BREEDERS' CUP FESTIVAL WEEK
October 28-31, 2018 | Louisville, kENTUCKY
Join Equestricon® and Bri Mott of Fashion at the Races for a fashion-themed brunch at the Louisville Marriott Downtown. Guests are invited to sip mimosas and enjoy a full brunch buffet while they shop the latest trends in millinery and race day wear from nationally-renowned milliners and brands.
Join other Equestricon® attendees and get ready for 2 days of racing celebration! Free appetizers and discounted drinks offered to Equestricon® passholders and Louisville Marriott Downtown guests at Merle's Whiskey Kitchen, just 2 blocks from the Kentucky International Convention Center!
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!
Hear the stories of the legendary calls behind some of Kentucky's greatest races
Do you dream of working in horse racing? Learn how to start and cultivate your own brand and network from professionals who broke into racing through digital and social media, handicapping, writing and fashion.
Meet the connections behind Team Justify in an autograph signing, meet and greet, and trophy photo opportunity, all benefitting the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
Want one-on-one help learning how to play the races or strategies to bet the Breeders' Cup? Top handicappers will be available around the clock at Equestricon to answer your questions - all you have to do is walk up and ask!
Gain unique insight and perspective into how international racing is different than in the U.S. Top international racing personalites share their thoughts on how racing in the U.S. is viewed internationally.