Kentucky Derby Festival

Good Times for Alpha Energy Solutions in the Great Bed Races

Alpha Energy Solutions Bed Race team did not defend its title. Still, everyone involved had a great time, and the company got plenty of local media exposure at the Kentucky Derby Festival event at Broadbent Arena. Alpha’s team of pushers from Heuser Health supplied the human power, and Lori Rhodes replaced her son Ben Rhodes as the driver. Ben could not attend because he was practicing with the #88 Alpha Energy Solutions race team in Chicago. Alpha won the race…

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Alpha Energy Solutions is at the Post for Derby Season

It’s one thing to win a race one time. And it’s quite another to defend a championship. That’s exactly what Alpha Energy Solutions’ championship team will be attempting to do on April 27 at Broadbent Arena. The Kentucky Derby Festival event, Thorntons Great Bed Races, includes a full day of entertainment with a tailgate party starting at 4:00 p.m.  There is a Parade of Beds at 6, and the competition starts at 7. Local TV stations cover every aspect of the…

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Alpha Energy is Bed Races Champ

Alpha Energy Solutions’ first-time entrance in the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races was huge. See the coverage of the event below: WHAS-TV Interview with Ben Rhodes Courier-Journal Coverage WAVE-TV Coverage Kentucky Derby Festival Newsroom Louisville’s Business First And here’s the story from the Ben Rhodes web site: LOUISVILLE, KY (April 29th, 2014) – 17-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native and NASCAR Next driver Ben Rhodes raced his way to victory in a different fashion on Monday, April 28th, as he was…

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Alpha Loves a (Pegasus) Parade

It’s one of Louisville’s richest traditions, and for the first time, Alpha Energy Solutions is participating in the Republic Bank Pegasus Parade. The event began in 1956 and is the Kentucky Derby Festival’s oldest event. WAVE-TV will televise it. The parade marches down Broadway May 1. From the official web site: “This family-friendly annual event showcases some of the nation’s finest marching bands and equestrian units, along with inflatable characters and colorful floats that are designed and decorated to reflect…

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An Alpha First — the Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races

For the first time, Alpha Energy Solutions is entering the Kentucky Derby Festival’s Great Bed Races. As you might expect, the company is going all out to excel.  Local and regional companies will enter more than 40 beds. Of course, Alpha’s driver is NASCAR Next driver Ben Rhodes, the current points leader in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.  The races take place at Broadbent Arena at the Kentucky Exposition Center, and teams compete for time in a Crazy Eight track.…

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Alpha Energy Solutions Plays Key Role in Derby Festival

Each year, more than 500,000 people are witness to the largest annual fireworks display in America. It’s the beginning of the Kentucky Derby Festival and the unofficial start of springtime in the city. The 28-minute fireworks show, Thunder Over Louisville, launches in a suite on the 24th Floor of the Galt House, where a command center coordinates everything from the soundtrack to traffic on the Ohio River. This is the 25th year and, with good weather expected, maybe the best yet.…

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