About Us

Our Mission

The Bourbon County Secretariat Festival is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that celebrates the legacy of the legendary 1973 Triple Crown champion Secretariat and the racing heritage of the Bluegrass.

The Festival, through charitable contributions, provides funding for equine research, civic causes, and charitable organizations.

Today we continue our efforts to:image044

  • Promote Bourbon County and Kentucky’s equine heritage locally, nationally and internationally.
  • Showcase Bourbon County as a world center for the Thoroughbred industry and birthplace of champions.

The Festival strives to provide a variety of demonstrations and exhibitions for horse enthusiasts of all ages, educating the public and bringing recognition to horses of all breeds and the sport of racing.