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Black History in Aiken’s Equine Industry

February 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, an exhibit celebrating the contributions made by Aiken’s African-American community to the equine industry will be on display at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum. The exhibit will include highlights from the careers of Wilbert “Boots” Breland, who was a rider for Mrs. Ambrose Clark in the 1940’s, Charlie Carter, long time groom for Greentree Stable, and Jimmy “Wink” Winkfield who worked for Pete Bostwick and was the last African-American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby (1902).

On exhibit February 1-29. Admission is free


February 14
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Aiken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame
135 Dupree Pl.
Aiken, SC 29801 United States
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