Heritage! History! Horse Racing!

May 4, 2018, Derby Eve

Woodford Reserve Club
University of Kentucky’s Kroger Field!

Legacy Ball 2018 guests will enjoy the finest food, cocktail hour live music, simulated horse race betting featured on the Kroger Field score boards…and of course, Bourbon! This Signature Gala will continue to write the next chapter of Kentucky’s Rich and Unparalleled horse racing history!

Take part in this culturally enriching affair and one-of-a kind charity event! Legacy Ball 2018 pays homage to the historic accomplishments of Kentucky’s finest African-American jockeys, trainers and owners.  

Legacy Ball 2018 proceeds will benefit racially diverse local students with scholarships to in-state Universities.  This fundraiser continues to pave the way for students in the Legacy Equine Academy program who aspire to pursue equine education and career opportunities in the Bluegrass state.


Legacy Ball 2018
Hosted By Jack Givens

“We are very proud to join Legacy Ball 2018 as a participating sponsor of this year’s event during Kentucky Derby week,” said Craig Fravel, Breeders’ Cup President and CEO. “The Legacy Ball’s heritage of honoring the contributions of African Americans in Thoroughbred racing combined with the Legacy Equine Academy’s mission of connecting a racially diverse community of youngsters to become active participants in the racing’ industry, are common goals that we gladly support.”

All sponsor funding / donations qualify as a 501(c)3 IRS deduction.