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Kentucky Derby Museum’s stable reopens, new mini horse named

On Friday, June 17, 2022, the Kentucky Derby Museum's stable reopened after a two-year closure...
On Friday, June 17, 2022, the Kentucky Derby Museum's stable reopened after a two-year closure due to COVID-19. The museum's new mini horse, Mighty Aristides, was introduced to celebrate the grand reopening.(WAVE News)
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 3:01 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - After being closed for two years due to COVID-19, Friday was the grand reopening of the Kentucky Derby Museum’s stable.

During the grand reopening was the first official look at Mighty Aristides, the museum’s new miniature horse and resident Thoroughbred. His name was selected from public naming contest which received more than 1,200 submissions.

The Kentucky Derby Museum is located at 704 Central Avenue in Louisville and is open Monday through Saturday. More information on the museum here.

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