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The Klein Family Learning Center, located on the backstretch of Churchill Downs, and The Groom Elite Program at the Kentucky Horse Park will offer courses March 23-25 in "Elite Grooming for Racehorse Owners" for individuals interested in learning principles of care, management, and training of racehorses. More information is available from the learning center at 502-636-4400, extension 1231, or via e-mail at kleinfamilylc@bellsouth.net. . . . Actor and comedian Tim Conway will emcee a celebrity cattle-penning event to benefit the Don MacBeth Memorial Jockey Fund at the Kentucky Horse Park on April 10 at 6:45 p.m., featuring such jockeys as Steve Cauthen, Chris McCarron, Pat Day, Angel Cordero Jr., Gary Stevens, Patty Cooksey, Robby Albarado, and John Rotz, who will partner with paying patrons to compete. The MacBeth Fund assists jockeys and exercise riders who have sustained serious injuries or are disabled from riding injuries.