Down the Stretch with Sherlene Shanklin: Tonight, it's the fifth annual “Jocktails” at Prime Lounge located at 104 W. Main Street in downtown Louisville. It's a Celebrity Jockey Bartending Charity Event that benefits the Permanently Disabled Jockey Fund. The fund provides financial assistance to some 60 former jockeys who have suffered catastrophic on-track injuries.
Some of the jockeys confirmed to attend include Julien Leparoux, Gary Stevens, Mike Smith, Joe Bravo, Jon Court, Rajiv Maragh, James Graham, Rosie Napravnick, Brian Hernandez, and John Velazquez.
The event is open to the public at 10 p.m. There's a $10 donation to attend. Jocktails at the Derby is Presented by Sun Tan City and Planet Fitness. Their sponsors are J Wagner Group, Maker’s Mark, Pinnacle Vodka, 102.3 The Max, Old 502 Winery and Stock Yards Bank.
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