Monte Ashford, 10, of Lexington, a student at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School, hugged Rosie, a 12-year-old mare, during a field trip to Keeneland on Thursday. About 2,900 fifth-graders from 31 area schools will visit Keeneland this week to learn about the Thoroughbred industry in Kentucky.
Monte Ashford, 10, of Lexington, a student at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School, hugged Rosie, a 12-year-old mare, during a field trip to Keeneland on Thursday. About 2,900 fifth-graders from 31 area schools will visit Keeneland this week to learn about the Thoroughbred industry in Kentucky. Alex Slitz aslitz@herald-leader.com
Monte Ashford, 10, of Lexington, a student at Athens-Chilesburg Elementary School, hugged Rosie, a 12-year-old mare, during a field trip to Keeneland on Thursday. About 2,900 fifth-graders from 31 area schools will visit Keeneland this week to learn about the Thoroughbred industry in Kentucky. Alex Slitz aslitz@herald-leader.com

Fifth-graders get hands-on Thoroughbred experience at Keeneland

August 31, 2017 04:08 PM