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The 13th annual Benefit for the Backside: A Day at the Races

Benefit for the Backside: A Day at the Races is the Backside Learning Center's largest annual fundraiser. The event supports the Learning Center's mission to provide educational and social services to the equine workers and families at Churchill Downs! 

Benefit for the Backside is the most significant fundraiser for the Backside Learning Center. It generates crucial funding that allows the BLC to continue its current and future success. 

Silent Auction
Lunch Buffet
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Event Details

Join us for the 13th annual Benefit for the Backside A Day at the Races! The event will be held at Churchill Downs, Millionaires Row 6 on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 11:30 am!

You can purchase tickets at

Get Involved

Sponsor the Event

Show your support for the Center and promote your business by becoming an event sponsor! 

To become an event sponsor click the Sponsor button, fill out the Sponsorship form and email it to or mail it to: 


Backside Learning Center

3131 S. 2nd St. #389

Louisville, KY 40208

Click HERE to view sponsorship packages. For questions call (502)634-6543 or email 

Donate an Auction Item

Support the Backside Learning Center and promote your business by participating in the Benefit for the Backside silent auction! 


To donate an item please email a completed Commitment Form to or mail it in to:

Backside Learning Center

3131 S. 2nd St. #389

Louisville, KY 40208

Click the donate button below to access the commitment form. **All donated items are tax-deductible! 

Please specify if you would like the donated item to be picked up, or if you would like to drop it off at the Backside Learning Center. For questions call (502)-634-6543 or email

Volunteer for the Event

Support the BLC and gain experience with event planning and fundraising by becoming a Benefit for the Backside volunteer! Help us prepare for the event during the next few months or on the day of the event, November 22, 2018. Volunteer jobs include: 

  • Event set up and break down

  • Silent Auction item solicitation 

  • Silent Auction help at event 

  • Registration 

  • Greeting & directing guests 

Click the button below to sign up.For questions email 

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Mailing Address:

3131 S. 2nd St. #389 Louisville, KY 40208

(502) 634-6543

Physical Location:

Gate 5, south of Central Ave. off South 4th St.

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