BEST BETS: Wednesday's entertainment


All events are free;

CentrePointe block: Live Games feed — Dressage, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:30-6 p.m.

At Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza: The Torques, oldies pop, 6 p.m.

At Cheapside Park: Tim Talbert Project, pop, 5:30 p.m. Robbie Bartlett, classic R&B/jazz, 8 p.m.


American Spiritual Ensemble, choral. 2 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 174 N. Mill St. $20, $15 seniors, $10 students and children. (859) 225-0370.

Horsin' Around With Murder, dinner theater. By Bluegrass Mystery Theatre. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Oct. 1, 6 and 8. Equus Run Vineyards, Midway. $45; includes three-course meal and show. (859) 846-9463.

The Hold Steady, Winter Sleep, indie rock. 9 p.m. Buster's Billiards & Backroom, 899 Manchester St. $20-$22. (859) 368-8871.

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Today's Horse Park schedule

7 a.m.

Kentucky Horse Park opens.

10 a.m.

Dressage (Grand Prix Special, first half) at Main Stadium

2:30 p.m.

Dressage (Grand Prix Special, second half) at Main Stadium

Tickets available at the main entrance to Kentucky Horse Park, at and Ticketmaster outlets, and by calling 1-888-934-2010.


There is no WEG TV coverage Wednesday, but live streaming video of all the day's events and medal ceremonies is available for free at

Best bets at the park

A few events to watch for among the numerous entertainment options, demonstrations and other activities at the Kentucky Experience, Equine Village, Alltech Experience and Trade Show:

Equine Village

Asbury University Police Mounts: This presentation will showcase tactical formations used by mounted officers and security for crowd control and situational maneuvers. Arena. 3:30 p.m.

Richard Shrake: Clinician and trainer educates and entertains beginning, intermediate and professional riders with his simple and timeless training and riding techniques. Lecture Hall, 11 a.m.; Clinicians Corral, 2 p.m.

Cross-Country course

The public will be allowed to walk the cross-country course to be used for the eventing competition. 10:30 a.m.