57 Best Kentucky Sports Companies and Startups

May 12, 2022

This article showcases our top picks for the best Kentucky based Sports companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Sports industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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Top Kentucky Sports Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

EQL Games

EQL Games

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EquiLottery Games is pioneering a new category in lottery, games of chance based on live sports.

SuperFan

SuperFan

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SuperFan is a developer of a fan loyalty and engagement platform used to help teams connect with their fans.

SuperFan

EdjSports

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EdjSports is a data science and prescriptive analytics sports firm.

SuperFan

Hillerich & Bradsby

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Hillerich & Bradsby produces the ‘Louisville Slugger’ baseball bat.

SuperFan

Fanvester

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Fanvester provides a platform to bring your favorite events to your city through crowdfunding.

SuperFan

Tixers

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Ticket exchange company with flexible name-your-price buying and risk-free selling. No wasted time, no wasted tickets.

SuperFan

Flying Axes

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Flying Axes is an axe-throwing venue for team building, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, and divorce celebrations.

SuperFan

Horse Races Now, LLC

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Mobile application that provides live racing video and comprehensive news/data for horse racing enthusiasts

SuperFan

Spalding

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Spalding is a sporting goods company providing basketballs, footballs, volleyballs, and soccer balls.

SuperFan

Poplar Level Player’s Plaza

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Poplar Level Player’s Plaza is a sports bar and restaurant.

SuperFan

Altitude Trampoline Park

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recreation center, amusement park, trampoline park

SuperFan

Horse Racing Nation

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Horse Racing Nation is a sports company specializing in Kentucky Derby.

SuperFan

Exposure Events

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Exposure Basketball is a tournament and league management and scheduling platform

SuperFan

PatienTech

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Smart Fabric Technology focused on healthcare, wellness and sports applications

SuperFan

Team Travel Source

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Team Travel Source renders hotel accommodations to sports event planners, teams and sports commission partners.

SuperFan

Fishing League Worldwide

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Fishing League Worldwide is the premier tournament fishing organization.

SuperFan

Football Outsiders

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Football Outsiders has created in-depth NFL and NCAA advanced statistics including their proprietary DVOA and DYAR ratings.

SuperFan

Bowling Green Daily News

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Bowling Green Daily News is a newspapers company providing news, sports, and features in Kentucky.

SuperFan

Hillerich & Bradsby Co.

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Hillerich & Bradsby Co. is a sporting goods company that offers baseball bat and technology gloves.

SuperFan

Athletx Sports Group

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Athletx Sports Group is a sports event management and media company that offers youth baseball and softball event services.

SuperFan

United States Equestrian Federation

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USEF is dedicated to uniting the equestrian community, honoring achievement and serving as guardians of equestrian sport.

SuperFan

Odesza

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Odesza produces music and video albums.

SuperFan

ECoach

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ECoach is a digital platform that provides access to sports coaches.

SuperFan

TrackMaster

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TrackMaster provides enhanced and value-added statistics for horse racing.

SuperFan

All Pro Championships

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All Pro Championships is a sports merchandising company.

SuperFan

Apex Sports

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Apex Sports is an elite coaching platform.

SuperFan

Keeneland Association

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Keeneland Association is a sports company providing horse racing and auctions.

SuperFan

Lexington Sports & Social Club

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Lexington Sports & Social Club offers sports leagues and social events for adults 21 years old and up.

SuperFan

sport.io

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A cloud-based hub for amateur fitness and event data

SuperFan

Silverlake The Family Place””

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Silverlake The Family Place”” is a firm that provides gymming, fitness, sports and water park facilities.

SuperFan

CrossFit Maximus

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CrossFit is a fitness and conditioning system developed by Coach Greg Glassman.

SuperFan

Kentucky National Guard

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Kentucky Guard athletic jerseys prove a winning combination

SuperFan

Pub by Novo

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Pub by Novo is a sports bar re-imagined.

SuperFan

The Yoak

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The Yoak is a beautifully designed stability training system.

SuperFan

Mid-Ohio

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Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course provides professional driving and riding instruction to drivers and motorcyclists.

SuperFan

Red Mile Entertainment

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Red Mile Entertainment dedicates its services in bet and wagering online platform for bettors for horse betting and horse races.

SuperFan

Soccer Referee

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Soccer Referee is a sports company offering referee in Kentucky.

SuperFan

The Voice-Tribune

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The Voice-Tribune offers local events, news, information, business, sports, entertainment, advertising and social media marketing services.

SuperFan

Louisville Cardinals

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Louisville Cardinals is a official athletics website for the university of louisville cardinals.

SuperFan

Bardstown City Schools

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Bardstown City School provides education from preschool through 12th grade with a strong academic and athletic tradition.

SuperFan

Steepleton

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Steepleton is a provider of sporting goods.

SuperFan

DerbyWars

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DerbyWars lets you play horse racing fantasy contests of skill against other opponents in a fun and easy tournament setting.

SuperFan

Florence Freedom

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Florence Freedom is a sports team that plays Frontier League in Florence, KY.

SuperFan

Smart Rotation

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Smart Rotation provides rotational scheduling software for gymnastics and other sports facilities.

SuperFan

CarbonTek

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CarbonTek provides shoulder pad system, designed for speed, built for power, and engineered for performance.

SuperFan

Fasig-Tipton

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Fasig-Tipton specialized in high-class road and carriage horses in addition to Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing stock.

SuperFan

Chuck Hildebrant Florence Freedom Fan

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Chuck Hildebrant Florence Freedom is the biggest fan of the florence freedom team.

SuperFan

Seke

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Saw me is the creators of reflective & LED safety products with one-mile visibility.

SuperFan

Monster Rings and Cages

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Monster Rings and Cages manufactures and supplies boxing rings, punching bag racks, MMA cages, strongman equipment, and gym equipment.

SuperFan

Hardrock

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Hardrock, a mixed martial arts events company.

SuperFan

EQSportsNet

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EQSportsNet is an innovative platform delivering the next generation of comprehensive high-definition live streaming.

SuperFan

Golf Ledger

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Golf Ledger is a community for golf enthusiasts to share, discover, and discuss the most interesting golf-related links from around the web.

SuperFan

Wanamaker’s

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Wanamaker’s offers online Thoroughbred auctions every month, and they are the owners and sellers of the horses.

SuperFan

AmWest Entertainment

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AmWest Entertainment specializes in the horse racing industry and offers account wagering, simulcast distribution, and training.

SuperFan

Ump-Attire

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Ump-Attire os e-shop that retail gloves, jackets, shirts, shorts, wristbands, bracelets, insoles shoes, and communication systems.

SuperFan

Jokpeme News

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Jokpeme News is a database that provides trending viral topics and breaking news around the world on entertainment, politics, and sports.

SuperFan

Rally78

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Tennis is a great uniter of friends and fans across the world and Rally78 was built to extend that community.

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