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Keeneland

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Address: 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-1690
Phone Number: 859-254-3412
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Activities: Viewing foliage, Dining, Horseback riding, Gambling
Description: 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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Keeneland is one of my favorite activities, pretty women, betting, food, liquor, o yea there is horse racing there too. Great business or personal outing, escape for an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Keeneland is one of my favorite activities, pretty women, betting, food, liquor, o yea there is horse racing there too. Great business or personal outing, escape for an afternoon! Did I mention the pretty women?

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PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I made it to the track for training by 6:30 and stayed about an hour. It was such an amazing way to start the day. We both enjoyed the quiet time observing the trainers with the horses. We headed to the Test Track Kitchen as soon as we started feeling hungry!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The grounds are gorgeous. Parking and then walking to the track and if you keep on walking you are on the backside where the horses are stabled. The interesting thing about the track is it faces the wrong direction. It was built so friends could watch their horses race and so is very close to the stables. However, in the... More 

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Richwood, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Great place for wedding and reception. Staff was friendly and food was excellent. Shuttle provided by the Bride and Groom was much appreciated for getting to and from the Marriott Griffin Gate. Rainy day and it was nice having door to door service. Our week end stay was a nice break from the every day routine. The hotel was located... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We went early (between 8-10) and got to watch the horses practice, since it was off season and ate a nice breakfast at the track kitchen. Staff was friendly. A lot of construction/painting going on since it was their off season but you can actually stand really close to the track and some of the jockeys will even speak to... More 

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Fairview
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was a race horse "virgin". I had never been to a track before and my best friend lives not far from this one so she suggested this as part of my visit. I had so much fun! I didn't be much and won maybe about $20, but the excitement of just being there and cheering my horses on. No,... More 

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Metter, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Our family just stopped by while on a road trip. It wasn't race season,but we just wanted to see the race track. We were too late to see anyone practicing, but everyone was very friendly. We just parked and walked over to look at the track. It would have been cool to have a tour, but I don't think they... More 

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Salinas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

You must come here to watch the horses go through their workouts in the morning...usually until 10 am. Be a rail-bird and say good morning to the jockeys as they trot by! Then be thrilled by the horses as they race by in twos and threes. Nothing like it and Keeneland is such an elegant track.

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Delray Beach, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is real Kentucky horseracing. It's a lot different than other racks in the area, such as Churchill Downs. It's not commercially-oriented or in an urban environment. It's out in the country with beautiful scenery and lots of grassy space. You can even put a blanket down and sit on the grass during the races. But it also has the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Stopped here on a tour of the area. The track didn't have racing going on at this time. We were able to see jockeys exercising the horses. The people in the track shop were very friendly and helpful.

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Address: Address: 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-1690
Phone Number: 859-254-3412
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington

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