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The Red Mile

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Address: 1200 Red Mile Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-2652
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+1 859-255-0752

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good time will definitely be going back again soon.

great experience. I went in the early afternoon and had a great time.great bar but the prices are a little steep otherwise a great outing. the best fries in town period.

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lexington, Kentucky
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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well .... this is the place to learn. The unique red track is not matched anywhere in the country. It's great fun. You can be so close to the action that you can hear the horses breathing and the drivers as they go. And everybody is so friendly, you can ask them anything. Bet on a horse or two.. Nothing... More 

Thank Bobbie S
Lexington, Kentucky
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

great experience. I went in the early afternoon and had a great time.great bar but the prices are a little steep otherwise a great outing. the best fries in town period.

Thank gcowan985
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When walking in Red Mile the first thing you will think is Slot machines however these are called Historical Racing machines which are basically the same thing the cheapest bet being .25 cents to a $15.00 bet I've noticed out of my many trips there that certain games pay out better then others , but don't get it misunderstood this... More 

Thank Foodfan81ky
Lexington, Kentucky
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to visit . The race track is used only during the fall for live racing . The have off track gambling from around the world . The machine down stairs are great and are quite loose. You can win many jack pot s . The food is priced right . Sign up for their player club

Thank Joe C
Lexington, Kentucky
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33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went there on a date with my husband. We had so much fun! We won some money & lost some money!!! Will definitely go back! Hopefully I will win more money this time!

Thank 143mk
Georgetown, Kentucky
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62 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2017

ONce you sign up for a casino card at the Red Mile, they then lure you back in after one week with a free steak dinner. Let me tell you, we were thrilled it was free, because it sure wasn't worth paying for! You are offered either prime rib or alfredo pasta. I had the pasta, and my husband had... More 

1 Thank ChrisJ1018
Lexington, Kentucky
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31 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The beauty of red mile is that it's not nearly as stuffy as keeneland can be but the downside of that is that it can be a little bit grosser as far as cleanliness goes. I haven't been since they renovated so it may be nicer now. It definitely is fun to watch the cart racing and if you're new... More 

Thank arianamitchell120
Columbus, Ohio
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76 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

this place is a gem. Folks new to the racino (although not called this) get 10 dollars of free play and a rep takes the new folks around to make sure they know how to play the games. On Wednesdays if you get 15 points you can buy anything in the cafe for 99 cents (no alcohol). The slots are... More 

Thank connie c
Lexington, Kentucky
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

My fiance and I always have a blast here (we're 25). Its recently renovated. Check out their membership deals and promos. We got a free $100 to play with when we went. They said if we lost 100 we would be reimbursed. I thought it would be some fluke deal, but they really did send me a check in the... More 

2 Thank MAPRILW909
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

What I loved most about this special place is how wonderfully accessible it is and we so enjoyed taking family photos on the grounds. This was off season, so it wasn't difficult. A great horse track & barn that gives you all the KY feels!

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