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2017 IGCA National Specialty Show

Clarion Hotel
1950 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY
June 4 – 9, 2017

Host Hotel information:

Clarion Hotel Conference Center – North
1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY

Phone : (859) 233-0512 or (859) 233-0512

Room rates:
** $90.00 Sleeping Room Rate (includes daily, hot breakfast).
** Two 1 bedroom suites available for $135 per night.
** One 2 bedroom suite available for $180 per night.

There is a Pet cleaning fee of $35.00. There is a limit of 6 dogs per room.

·  Free hot breakfast
·  Free WiFi
·  Free airport transportation
·  Indoor recreational facility
·  Restaurant and sports bar

They have a special block of rooms for us that is near the Ballroom. Reservations for the Event will be made by each individual. 

When the guest calls, they must identify themselves as being with Italian Greyhound Club of America. NOT IGCA, give the full name of the club.

Since there will be other events, I encourage everyone to BOOK EARLY! We do have rooms reserved at the host hotel, but here are other hotels that allow pets in the area:

If you would like a link to the Host Hotel: http://www.clarionhotellex.com/


La Quinta Inn Lexington
1920 Stanton Way,
Lexington, KY 40511-1350
Phone: 1-859-231-7551
Fax: 1-859-281-6002

Hampton Inn I-75
2251 Elkhorn Rd., Lexington, Kentucky, 40505
Phone: 1-859-229-2613
FAX: 1-859-299-9664

Motel 6 Lexington East
2260 Elkhorn Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
Phone: 1-859-293-1431


Below is a list of hotels from Trip Advisor that are pet friendly. However pet policies vary from hotel to hotel so it is imperative that you check with the hotels before you book your reservations.

Kentucky Horse Park is the Blue Marker; Clarion Hotel, the Host Hotel, is the Green Marker. Click on the name of the hotel in the legend on the right for more information. To zoom in or out on the map, press the + or the – button in the lower right hand corner of the map. You can also click on the Red Markers to get that hotel’s information. To move up or down in the map right click and hold and drag your pointer.

RV Parking:

ON-SITE:  No overnight parking is permitted at the host hotel.  Parking is available for RV during show hours.   No hookups will be available.

OFF-SITE:   KY HorsePark:   There is a limited number of RV sites in the “TENT CITY” area.   This is located inside the park and not at the campgrounds!    Spots will be a first come/first serve.   The Park is located 5 miles from the host hotel.   Contact the Campground Store and the number is 859-259-4257 option 2.

Other RV Park:        Whispering Hills RV Park
                                       257 Rogers Gap Road
                                       Georgetown, KY   40324
                                       Web:  www.whisperinghillsrv.com
                                       Guest Information:   Dog Show Club IGCA  

Directions to the SHOW:   
Off I-75/I-64 at Exit 115, Newtown Pike/Airport Exit North bound 75, West bound 64, at bottom of exit ramp make a left, hotel is on the left at the traffic light. South bound 75, East bound 64, at bottom of exit ramp make a right and hotel is on the left at the traffic light. From Bluegrass Parkway or Airport go East on Versailles Rd to New CIrcle Rd. Take exit 5B on New Circle Rd. Take exit 9B on Newtown Pike. Hotel is 2 miles down on right side just before the Interstates 64/75.

From the Blue Grass Lexington Airport, Lexington KY:
4000 Terminal Dr, Lexington, KY 40510

Take Terminal Dr and Man O War Blvd W to Versailles Rd  (4 min – 1.0 mi )
Follow Versailles Rd and New Circle Rd to KY-922 N/Newtown Pike. 
Take exit 9B from US-421 BYP S/New Circle Rd    (8 min – 6.6 mi) 
Merge onto KY-922 N/Newtown Pike