Alltech Arena

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Alltech Arena
Covered Arena at Kentucky Horse Park.jpg
Location 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 41511
Owner State of Kentucky
Operator Kentucky Horse Park
Capacity 5,517 (General stadium Capacity)
8,833 (Concerts)[1]
Surface Multi-surface
Construction
Opened July 2009[1]
Construction cost $40 million
($39.7 million in 2016 dollars) [2][1]
Architect GBBN Architects[1]
General contractor D.W. Wilburn[1]
Tenants
Bluegrass Warhorses (CIFL) (2014)
KHSAA State High School Wrestling Tournament (KHSAA) (2012-Present)

The Alltech Arena is a 5,517-seat multi-purpose arena in Lexington, Kentucky.[1] The facility, named for the title sponsor Alltech, opened on the grounds of the Kentucky Horse Park in July 2009. It was originally constructed for the 2010 FEI World Equestrian Games.

The arena is owned by the State of Kentucky State Government and is managed by the Kentucky Horse Park. The arena is currently home to KHSAA State Wrestling Tournament, the Alltech National Horse Show, and numerous equestrian related events.[3]

Sports[edit]

The arena was the home of the Bluegrass Warhorses of the Continental Indoor Football League during the team's only season in 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Horsey Heaven" (PDF). 2010. Retrieved 2014-03-16. 
  2. ^ Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Community Development Project. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Retrieved November 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ Alltech National Horse Show Retrieved 2014-03-12.

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