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#1 of 120 things to do in Lexington Features Animals
4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-9648
+1 859-254-3412
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USD 36.00*
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Thoroughbred Horse Tour in Kentucky
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USD 36.00*
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Lexington KY Horse Farm Tour
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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.
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  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“horse racing” (262 reviews)
“track kitchen” (109 reviews)
“spring meet” (44 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 via mobile

We went to the Friday morning 8:30 am tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the horses who were practicing and which races they had won. The jockeys/trainers brought horses over to the rails to greet the small tour group, allowing the kids to...More

Thank Iris N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Everyone should visit at least once. General entry is cheap, but you will want to buy a seat if you plan to get into the club upstairs. Last year I was able to get in without an inquiry, this year they had people blocking every...More

Thank explorepossibilities
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was worth getting there at 8:30 AM to see this beautiful place. You need not be a horse lover or racing fan to enjoy it. We visited on a gorgeous day (not during racing season), and a lot of horses were exercising. The tour...More

Thank The_walkers21209
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a beautiful racetrack. NIcer than Del Mar or any track I've been to on the East Coast outside of Saratoga. We went during a dark month (no racing). Beautiful grounds, clean, kept up. All the people were friendly -- exercise riders, grooms, kitchen...More

Thank GordonsvilleGal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The overall experience was okay. I do recommend the breakfast at the cafe it's cheap and the food is great ! The track is nice and the park is very spread out so lots of walking. I don't know if I would recommend it for...More

Thank timmyc94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love love love this place. The history is rich and I adore watching the horses on the track. The tour guides are awesome and knowledgeable. A definite must see!

1  Thank Kathleen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove over from Louisville for a date afternoon and had a ball. The weather was perfect, the staff very hospitable and the burgoo yummy! I have been going here for 30 years and always look forward to the next season!!!

Thank bamagirl8820152017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keeneland is beautifully set up as a park. There is no admission cost. The public is welcome anytime to stroll around the grounds, including the stable areas. We did take a tour, which was very interesting. Our guide was so knowledgeable. We were there early...More

1  Thank malibufritz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Keeneland is a must-see when visiting Lexington. Our tour coordinator, Mary, made the visit even more special with her historical and human interest stories!

Thank Pat G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grounds were pretty much empty on a Sunday. Amazing to just walk the grounds and imagine the races. Well maintained. Beautiful scenery.

Thank Ana B
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Frederick F
We want to take the tour, Lexington horse farm tour, witch embarks 12:30 from Embassy Suites. We are driving to this hotel, not staying at the hotel. Where can I park my car safely.
16 April 2017|
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Response from Bill E | Reviewed this property |
Embassy suites on Newtown should be quite safe or across the street at the Marriott if full.
How can you get tickets for seating?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Kelly R | Reviewed this property |
If you will go to Keeneland's website and click on Reservations and Tickets it will guide you through the process. If you want a seat on stakes days, that is the way to go. If you aren't so worried about a seat, you can... More
Ginger B
My husband has mobility issues but the grans stand seating is sold out. I'm wondering what general admission might be like for viewing the races?
26 March 2017|
Response from DMJA21 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know the answer to you question but I'd be surprised if they can't accommodate your situation in a manner that still provides plenty of opportunity to view the races with general admission tickets. I searched their... More