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Alltech Arena
Covered Arena at Kentucky Horse Park.jpg
Location 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 41511
Coordinates 38°09′28″N 84°31′24″W / 38.1579, -84.5233
Opened July 2009[1]
Owner Commonwealth of Kentucky
Operator Kentucky Horse Park
Surface Multi-surface
Construction cost $40 million
($36.9 million in 2018 dollars) [2][1]
Architect GBBN Architects[1]
General Contractor D.W. Wilburn[1]
Tenants Bluegrass Warhorses (CIFL) (2014)
KHSAA State High School Wrestling Tournament (KHSAA) (2012-Present)
Capacity 5,517 (General stadium Capacity)
8,833 (Concerts)[1]

The Alltech Arena is a 5,517-seat multi-purpose arena in Lexington, Kentucky.[1] The facility, named for the title sponsor Alltech, opened on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in July 2009. It was originally constructed for the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games.

The arena is owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is managed by the Kentucky Horse Park. The arena is currently home to KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, the Alltech National Horse Show, and numerous equestrian related events.[3]

Sports Edit

The arena was the home of the Bluegrass Warhorses of the Continental Indoor Football League during the team's only season in 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Horsey Heaven". 2010. http://www.sfengineering.com/custdocs/HorseyHeaven%20-%20Horse%20Park%20Publication.pdf. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  2. Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–2008. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved December 7, 2010.
  3. Alltech National Horse Show Script error Retrieved 2014-03-12.

External links Edit

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