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Keeneland

4201 Versailles Road, Lexington, KY 40510-1690
859-254-3412
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Ranked #1 of 55 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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Ironton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

The history and beauty of this place is awesome. Can't wait to go back in October. The new track looks great.

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Clermont, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

There's nothing like spending the day at Keeneland. What a wonderful way to spend a day - watching the horses run and people watching. The grounds are beautiful and you can experience the taste of KY. food.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

This is a historic track with all the class one would expect in KY. Plenty of parking is available. Convenient to the Lexington Airport (across the highway). Keeneland is huge with rolling tree-covered hills. Entry cost and reserved/covered seating are incredibly reasonable. Most employees were extremely helpful except for one snarky employee at a betting window who was too impatient... More

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

All moves quickly here! Love seeing the action and the people. Beautiful grounds and the ability to get close and personal with the horses.

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KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you want to truly experience the pomp and circumstance of thoroughbred racing, go to Keeneland. The grounds are beautiful, the horses are beautiful and the people are beautiful.

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Orlando
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Very impressive facility. There were no races the day of our visit but we were allowed to walk the complex. Nice for taking pictures. Very pleasant people.

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We were fortunate to be in Kentucky when the races were going on in Keeneland. Kentucky is the best state to go to horse races; we enjoyed betting on the horses (and actually did make a little bit of money - enough to pay for our day of races plus dinner. Yippee!!!!). We enjoyed lunch there....and service was good as... More

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Batavia, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

WE enjoyed our visit here. It was very pretty. Unfortunately, the horses were not running when we were there. Beautiful drive though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The track surface was being renovated---will be a great track for horses to run on, when completed. I could envision Keeneland being like a (bit smaller) Churchill Downs.

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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Fun to see where horses race. Very open to public with easy parking near front entrance. Had maps available for complex

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