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Keeneland

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-1690
859-254-3412
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks
Activities: Horseback riding, Gambling, Viewing foliage, Dining
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Part thoroughbred race course, part sales company and considered one of America's most beautiful tracks, Keeneland is known for its well-designed and... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Getting up close with the horses. The feel of the track. The beauty of the track. The flowers blooming. Awesome!

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Go drink some margaritas or bourbon and bet on the horses. The parking is free if you park a little further away and then you can tailgate. There are buses that will shuttle you to the door. The entrance fee is minimal and the programs are very inexpensive. You really set the experience yourself. If you want to go and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It's a nice place, but when not racing season, not worth going. It looks alone. However, if the first time they go to Lexington, must go.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stopped by to check out the grounds, but learned that they only run a few weeks a year. Seems like a waste that such a nice facility is used for the public so infrequently. Beautiful grounds if you want to just walk around.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

There is no place else in the world like Keenland. It is like stepping into a romantic film. Beautiful landscape, beautiful horses and beautiful people.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Described as one of the most beautiful horse tracks in the Nation. From the paddocks to the starting gate....Keenland is a landmark not to be missed.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Loved the atmosphere, the food was great and it was a fun day. The bread pudding with the bourbon sauce is out of this world. Its a good time and you have to experience it at least once ion your life.

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Williamsburg, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We try to go at least once a year. Kids love the races, also, the buffet breakfast is great, but get there early! Try to avoid "college student days" because a lot of the frat boys over indulge.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

If you want to do something a little different and fits with the vibe of Kentucky, come to the Spring Meet at Keeneland. It's live racing at it's finest. The races are exciting and people watching is fun too! You'll see everything from people dressed to the nines and people in shorts and tshirts. Before each race, the horses are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Be sure to see the shows. I think it's the best part! The movie is great too. We live nearby and took the kids 1-2 times per year. Right off the highway, everything is spread out so it doesn't feel crowded at all. Staff is friendly and professional.

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