Sidelines with John Clay

Keeneland promotions highlight sponsorship of Kentucky basketball game on Saturday

Students in the eRUPPtion Zone will receive these blue goggles as part of Keeneland’s sponsorship of Saturday’s Kentucky-LSU basketball game.
Students in the eRUPPtion Zone will receive these blue goggles as part of Keeneland’s sponsorship of Saturday’s Kentucky-LSU basketball game.

Keeneland will be the Game Day Sponsor for Saturday’s Kentucky-LSU basketball game at Rupp Arena. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Keeneland is promoting its upcoming spring meet (April 8-29) as well as its long partnership with the University of Kentucky. There will be pre-game and halftime activities to highlight the sponsorship.

Here’s a list:

Pre-game

▪ Activities on the High Street side of Rupp Arena from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

▪ Photo opportunity with the Keeneland starting gate.

▪ Keeneland bugler Steve Buttleman and Keeneland mascot buckles.

▪ The eRupption Zone will sport Keeneland’s version of the “3 Goggles,” blue jockey goggles for all students.

Halftime

▪ Recognition with Dr. Eli Capilouto and Keeneland president Bill Thomason.

▪ Keeneland bugler Steve Buttleman to play call to post.

▪ ”Jock Out” - Two students will have the opportunity to play “Jock Out” on the court with two jockeys and two former UK basketball players. The winner receives a VIP experience at College Scholarship Day during Keeneland’s spring meet and at Big Blue Madness.

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