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Keeneland

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Address: 4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510-9648
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+1 859-254-3412
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Part thoroughbred race course, part sales company and considered one of...

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.

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Quintessential Kentucky experience

My family & friends have spent many happy hours at Keeneland--indeed, it's the only racetrack we've ever attended! The people-watching is fantastic, and each season has it's... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family & friends have spent many happy hours at Keeneland--indeed, it's the only racetrack we've ever attended! The people-watching is fantastic, and each season has it's peculiarities. In the spring, for instance, with good weather (and sometimes with not-so-good), people are celebrating the end of winter and are in jovial spirits. People from all over the country have commented... More 

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you visit central Kentucky in April or October you have to experience Keeneland. Lots of traditions, family friendly, great food, beautiful horses and you could win a little money. Inside or outside facility. A must stop!

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

If visiting Lexington Kentucky in April or October you have to go to the Keeneland Meet. It is HORSE RACING at its FINEST!! You can dress in your FINEST ATTIRE or just wear your BLUE JEANS. There is GREAT FOOD and LOTS OF BOURBON!! You can drive your vehicle in and do some TAILGATING!! It is encouraged. So bring your... More 

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Nicholasville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try to visit Keeneland a couple of times per year. Very intimate track(compared to Churchill). Beautiful grounds, great food, fun time.

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charleston, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

One of the finest tracks in USA. Historic, scenic, well maintained, Volunteer staff are friendly and helpful. Go to the track breakfast and the behind the scenes presentation. Well worthwhile.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Since it was January, there wasn't much going on at Keeneland and there were very few people there. It was awesome to walk around the grounds and check out the race track! Very neat if you ask me! The staff in the gift shop was also very nice and gave us a map! Will visit again, hopefully sometime when there... More 

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Really loved it there people were so nice and we got to walk around and go where we wanted to. You can even eat with the trainers and watch them work the horses. We loved it so much that we are going back

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been a frequent visitor to Lexington and Keeneland since my long passed college days, if I had to select a place from my travels that brings the best memories, it would hands down be Keeneland Race Course. Whenever someone asks for places to visit in Kentucky, Keeneland is always high on my list of favorites. The beauty and peaceful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tailgate with buddies then go in for the races! Awesome time and fun atmosphere! In conjunction with Red Mile, so after the races you can head over and play slots all night!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Before I was educated on the sad futures many racehorses face, I enjoyed going to various tracks. Keeneland had a charm about it, but definitely wasn't as modern as Churchill Downs. The last time I went there, it was full of drunk and rowdy college kids. Standing room only. Beer-sloshing everywhere. There are far better racetracks in America.

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