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Thoroughbred Park

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Address: Main Street, Lexington, KY
Phone Number:
+1 859-233-7299

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Great photo opp!

This was a fun place to stop and let our son stretch his legs. It also made for some really fun pictures!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a fun place to stop and let our son stretch his legs. It also made for some really fun pictures!

Thank Deenie1230
Lexington, Kentucky
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Cute little park in the middle of Lexington. Lots of life-size horses, foals for the kids to enjoy. Perfect photo opp spot!

Thank monicahess
Carmel, Indiana
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Fun to get pics by the horses... picnic tables are the only thing missing at this park. It was cold but worth a stop... didn't stay long due to weather.

Thank mshaffer0713
Carlsbad, California
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37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We didn't have enough time to thoroughly check it out but we'll be back in the spring! What an incredible place!

Thank Michelle W
Wilmington, Delaware
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66 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I read about this on TripAdvisor when planning a family roadtrip to Nashville and thought it sounded like a fun stopping/rest point. Well my 9 and 7 year old kids LOVED it. This was easy to find with adjacent inexpensive meter parking. The park was well maintained and beautiful and the statues were unique. The kids loved pretending to be... More 

Thank rgilpin99
Clermont, Indiana
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Nice little park, gives a good glimpse at the history of horses in Lexington and the money in horses.

Thank Jeff S
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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145 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Small area at an intersection. The horse statues are the reason to visit here, really nice chance for a picture or just drive by and see the horse statues. Worth a visit if you're in the area .

Thank ideal21
Lexington, Kentucky
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40 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

we always take visitors to this very unusual sculpture park - you are right next to a horse that is going 30 MPH! And the plaques that line the walks are full of fascinating information about people who have been leaders in the horse industry. Some unexpected names as well as some that are famous among only a few -... More 

Thank Josie577
San Antonio, Texas
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407 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

If you like horses and the history of thoroughbreds in this area, come to this park. There are so many plaques about historical figures that you can spend quit some time reading them. Then there is the reflecting pond and the amazing life-sized sculptures of horses racing. This is a suitable recognition for the industry that has made Lexington famous.... More 

Thank Robert F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Just a quick park of artwork to see as you pass thru the area. Statues are truly a work of art. Lifesize and lifelike!

Thank creekshop

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