Alltech Arena

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.

Alltech Arena
Covered Arena at Kentucky Horse Park.jpg
Location4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511
Coordinates38°09′28″N 84°31′24″W / 38.1579°N 84.5233°W / 38.1579; -84.5233Coordinates: 38°09′28″N 84°31′24″W / 38.1579°N 84.5233°W / 38.1579; -84.5233
OwnerCommonwealth of Kentucky
OperatorKentucky Horse Park
Capacity5,517 (General stadium Capacity)
8,833 (Concerts)[1]
SurfaceMulti-surface
Construction
OpenedJuly 2009[1]
Construction cost$40 million
($45.5 million in 2021 dollars) [2][1]
ArchitectGBBN Architects[1]
General contractorD.W. Wilburn[1]
Tenants
Bluegrass Warhorses (CIFL) (2014)
KHSAA State High School Wrestling Tournament (KHSAA) (2012-Present)

The arena is owned by the Commonwealth of Kentucky 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]

SportsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Horsey Heaven" (PDF). 2010. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2014-03-16.
  2. ^ 1634–1699: McCusker, J. J. (1997). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States: Addenda et Corrigenda (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1700–1799: McCusker, J. J. (1992). How Much Is That in Real Money? A Historical Price Index for Use as a Deflator of Money Values in the Economy of the United States (PDF). American Antiquarian Society. 1800–present: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. "Consumer Price Index (estimate) 1800–". Retrieved April 16, 2022.
  3. ^ Alltech National Horse Show Archived 2014-03-17 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 2014-03-12.

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