Jockey Victor Espinoza has been confirmed to join Justin and Ahmed Zayat of Zayat Stables and trainer Bob Baffert for the Oct. 27 fundraiser called “An Evening With Team American Pharoah” as part of Breeders’ Cup World Championships week.
The event, to be held from 7-9 p.m. EDT at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, will benefit Thoroughbred Charities of America. It will be hosted by Mike Penna of the Horse Racing Radio Network.
American Pharoah, who earlier this year captured the Triple Crown, expected to run in the Oct. 31 Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) at Keeneland.
“American Pharoah is a once-in- a-lifetime type of horse, and it will be fun to share our experiences with fans while benefiting TCA,” Espinoza said.
“We are thrilled that Victor will be joining the Zayats and Bob Baffert for this behind-the-scenes look at the history-making career of American Pharoah,”said Erin Crady, TCA executive director.
Limited tickets are still available for $75 per person at tca.org or by calling 859-276-4989. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be provided. Sponsors include Fasig-Tipton, Woodford Reserve, and Tito’s Handmade Vodka. Sponsorship opportunities are still available, TCA officials said.