Where Lives Are

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"I had many wonderful experiences during my 32 years as a thoroughbred jockey but my work with the chaplaincy is decidedly more rewarding and fulfilling. Thank you sponsors, partners, and supporters from every corner of this ministry. God bless!"

- Pat Day

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2022 KRTC Golf Scramble

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Entry Fee is $125.00

Sponsorships Available
$250 Hole Sponsor includes signage on the hole and in the program
$500 4-Man Team Sponsor

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Our Tracks

We serve most of the major race tracks in Kentucky as well as one in Ohio

Service Times

Year-round, interdenominational ministry services for race track workers

The Ministry

Chaplains began serving at Kentucky race tracks about 51 years ago with the founding in 1972 of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America, a non-profit interdenominational organization. As the ministry grew, the Kentucky division of the chaplaincy was formally established in 1989. Today, the interdenominational ministry has chaplains serving at Churchill Downs, Ellis Park, Turfway Park, Kentucky Downs and Belterra Park (Southern Ohio) race tracks as well as various thoroughbred training centers in Kentucky.

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