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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: Horseback riding, Gambling, Viewing foliage, Dining
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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Belmont

It was a good time with friends that I have known since childhood. The other horse lovers there were friendly and what a celebration when American Pharaoh won. It was casted on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It was a good time with friends that I have known since childhood. The other horse lovers there were friendly and what a celebration when American Pharaoh won. It was casted on televisions, but you couldn't tell anyone they weren't at the Belmont live. Great atmosphere, food and beverages. Great place for a date.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

One of the main stops on a visit to Lexington. They have a wonderful gift shop. Racing during April and October. Beautiful grounds. Bluegrass favorites are the burgoo and bread pudding with bourbon sauce!!!!

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Greenford, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful race track. Very clean and well kept. We were able to watch some horse train and was able to talk to exercise riders and some trainers

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I have seen Keeneland from just about every angle possible, as a groom during its legendary September Yearling Sale, as the friend of one of the somewhat rare female trainers and of course as a fan of the horse during many spring and fall meets. I'm not a high roller, I'm there for the horses and the beautiful pageantry that... More 

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Findlay, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed the morning work outs at the track. Seeing the speed and power of the horses up close was amazing. You could feel the hooves pounding as they passed by on the track.

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We visited Keeneland with a horse farm tour and I would definitely recommend that although you can visit on your own. With the tour you get so much information than you would get otherwise. This is a beautiful facility with acres and acres of parkland. If you go in the morning you can see the horses working out and running... More 

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Milan, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We were on bluegrass tours and went to keeneland. We got to stand on the rail and watch the thoroughbreds train . The jockeys a said good morning as they were going past us. It had a lot of atmosphere and history. A great tour.

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Wheeling, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We stopped at Keeneland during our Blue Grass Tour. There was no racing going on because they are getting the track ready for The Breeder's Cup in October. We got to see some horses that were there and see the track and the paddock area. Enjoyed it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

Was an awesome experience seeing the morning warm ups and getting an up close petting with the race horses and jockeys! No admission is required and your free to roam the park as you please :)

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Lexington, Kentucky
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Too crowded and too many smokers. If I went again, I would definitely skip the first weekend. Not sure if there were designated smoking areas, but it sure didn't seem like it. And pushing my way through throngs of people isn't my idea of a good time. Too much hassle for a horse race. Parking was also very far from... More 

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

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