1/ST Preakness at Home

KY Colonels Offer Grant to BGFC For Backstretch Kids

Blue Grass Farms Charities, Inc., (BGFC) received a $7,247 grant from the Honorable Order Kentucky Colonels (HOKC) to purchase 1,000 backpacks for farm and track workers' children--Kindergarten through Middle School--for the 2021 school year. In total, the HOKC will award $2.1 million in grants supporting 275 non-profits, impacting close to 3.7 million Kentuckians. "When HOKC Trustees met with grant applicants this year, we were reminded how hard the pandemic has made life harder for many folks, from first responders in community service charities to the clients themselves," said HOKC Commanding...

[ Read More ]
New Musical Moments for Preakness 145

For the GI Preakness S., which is scheduled to take place Saturday, Oct. 3, The Stronach Group and 1/ST LIVE have partnered with Baltimore's Darin Atwater and his Soulful Symphony, which will orchestrate the musical transformation of traditional Preakness moments, including the National Anthem, Riders Up, and the Call to Post. Three-time Grammy winner Wyclef Jean will join the festivities and use the platform that would have included the traditional "Maryland, My Maryland" performance to instead reimagine a unique piece. American jazz musician and Lady Gaga's band leader Brian Newman...

[ Read More ]
1/ST Preakness At Home Livestream Saturday

The 1/ST Preakness At Home livestream event, featuring a look back at the fun, festivities and world-class Thoroughbred racing of GI Preakness S. past, will air May 16 at 6 p.m. The one-hour show is hosted by NBC Sports' Laffit Pincay and XBTV's ZoeCadman and follow NBC's nationally televised broadcast: The Middle Jewel: American Pharoah's Run to the Triple Crown, which airs at 5 p.m. The livestream event will feature appearances by some of racing's biggest stars including, seven-time Preakness winner Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith along with messages...

[ Read More ]
X

Never miss another story from the TDN

Click Here to sign up for a free subscription.