WHO: The Kentucky Horse Park and the family of Clarence Scharbauer
WHAT: Dedication and unveiling of new Alysheba statue at his gravesite
WHEN: Friday, April 16, 2pm
WHERE: Hall of Champions, Kentucky Horse Park
WHY: Clarence Scharbauer III, whose family raced Horse of the Year and Kentucky Derby winner Alysheba, has commissioned a bronze statue for Alysheba’s grave, created by sculptor Shelley Hunter. Before coming to the Kentucky Horse Park, Alysheba spent the previous eight years of his life in the royal stables of His Majesty King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Known on the track as “America’s horse,” he was sent to the Kentucky Horse Park as a gift from His Majesty to the American people in October 2008.