Exhibit: Black History in Aiken’s Equine Industry

February 1-29, 2024
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

In celebration of Black History Month, an exhibit celebrating the contributions made by Aiken’s African-American community to the equine industry will be on display at the Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame & Museum. The exhibit will include highlights from the careers of Wilbert “Boots” Breland, who was a rider for Mrs. Ambrose Clark in the 1940’s, Charlie Carter, long time groom for Greentree Stable, and Jimmy “Wink” Winkfield who worked for Pete Bostwick and was the last African-American jockey to win the Kentucky Derby (1902).

On exhibit February 1-29. Admission is free.