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4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-9648
+1 859-254-3412
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Part thoroughbred race course, part sales company and considered one of America's most beautiful tracks, Keeneland is known for its well-designed and meticulous landscaping. The grounds consist of the paddock, a prep area where visitors can view horses up-close just before the race and a combination of dirt and turf race tracks.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse racing” (268 reviews)
“track kitchen” (115 reviews)
“spring meet” (45 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-9648
+1 859-254-3412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a beautiful place. The sale was very well run and the people were all friendly. Will def return for Race season.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 3 days ago

We found ourselves in Lexington en route to TN and saw the many positive reviews of Keeneland on-line and decided to give it a try. They have tours you can take but on the day of our visit no tours were scheduled. However, if you...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We happened to stop by Keeneland one Monday evening while visiting friends who live very close by. We just went there to look at the track and drive around the grounds, as racing was not in session. To our surprise, Keeneland's September 2017 Yearling Sale...More

Thank DiscTrav77
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of the most enjoyable, informative tours concerning horseracing, horse selling and many other pieces of information that we have been on in a long time. I would highly recommend taking the tour just for the information.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful facilities. Wonderful amazing place to visit. Everyone very friendly and helpful to visitors.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first time at Keeneland. We took the morning tour so that we could see the horses work out. Our tour guide Steve was very knowledgeable as well as humorous and did a great job. We learned a lot about the history and...More

Thank Glen1220
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live near Keeneland so I go several times a year. I used to be gung-ho to win money wagering on the races, but have realized over the years that the only "sure thing" is the excellent food. Keeneland has the best food. It's all...More

1  Thank Kellye P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeneland attendees can tailgate in the parking lot prior to races - just like college football. Purchasing a premium ticket to sit inside restaurant is worth the money. Be sure to order the Beer Cheese appetizer.

Thank Alecia L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here on our Heritage Tour. What an amazing place to be included in our tour. We visited the track and watched some horse exercise. Saw where the horses are paraded in the paddock. Everyone should do this for sure!

Thank nancy j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spring and/or Fall, my most favorite place to go is Keeneland. As a Lexington native, I NEVER tire of the beauty and excitement of thoroughbred horse racing. If you like to see the horses up close, wager on the races, eat Burgoo and taste bourbon......More

1  Thank Terri H
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Carrie N
13 September 2017|
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Response from henryr943 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, very. If you have the time, take kids out to track early morning (8-8:30ish) to watch horses train on the main track. no admission fee and take in breakfast at the Track Kitchen (not to be confused with the breakfast... More
9 September 2017|
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Response from Dixie M | Reviewed this property |
When we went to keeneland racetrack we went to gift shop and got a walking tour map and went around ourselves. The trainers and everyone was so nice. We never took an organized tour though there. But it does take awhile to... More
Jim S
9 September 2017|
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Response from bamagirl8820152017 | Reviewed this property |
Keeneland will not host live racing again till October. The races are held in the afternoons with no night racing.