Coach Cal to miss Maker’s Mark bottle signing Friday


LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Coach John Calipari will not be at Friday’s bottle signing at Keeneland.

The autograph session is for the new Maker’s Mark bottle which celebrates Coach Calipari’s 2012 UK Championship team.

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Coach Calipari took to Twitter overnight saying he’s stuck in Chicago because of ‘plane issues’ and would have to miss the event.

Coach Cal to miss Maker’s Mark bottle signing Friday

Calipari was scheduled to sign about 1,000 of the limited-edition UK/Keeneland bottles which is the fifth and final bottle in the series.

Those hoping to get an autograph can attend for free as long as they have a ticket.

Six former Kentucky players will be at Friday’s bottle signing: Darius Miller, Marquis Teague, Jon Hood, Jarros Polson and Twany Beckham.

On Twitter, Coach Calipari said he still plans to ‘personally sign every bottle for those who have a ticket for Friday’s signing’ at another time. We’ll keep you updated on that second event.