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Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours

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Address: Lexington, KY 40503
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+1 800-808-9533
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8:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Experience why Kentucky is world famous! Our fun and informative horse farm...

Experience why Kentucky is world famous! Our fun and informative horse farm tours (approximately 3 hours in length) take you through the heart and soul of Kentucky's beautiful blue grass horse country. Drive by, see and hear the history of Calumet horse farm, home of a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the sport of kings during the 1940s, 1950s and beyond. Step out and enjoy a walking tour of the ivy-covered grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course, home to the planet's most expensive horse auctions. Take a peek at the thoroughbred horse lifestyle as we take you behind the scenes to explore a premier thoroughbred horse farm and visit up close and personal with their famous horses. We'll even see where scenes from the major motion pictures Secretariat, Seabiscuit and Dreamer were filmed.

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Highlight of our trip!

We were in eastern Kentucky for some family business and had a free day in between appointments. What a find! Vicky was our tour guide and was one of the best guides I've ever... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Duck Key, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in eastern Kentucky for some family business and had a free day in between appointments. What a find! Vicky was our tour guide and was one of the best guides I've ever come across in my travels. As a horse owner, she had a ton of knowledge and insight - about horses, the horse and racing business, bourbon... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Lexington for KU/ UK game. I am a horse fanatic and was very excited to find a tour that allowed getting up close & personal with the horses!! Daniel was very informative about the horse racing industry, names of horses & their record, as well as local history (& provided musical entertainment as well)! Loved the tour &... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fantastic day with our guide. She was very knowledgeable about the local area and history of the industry. The whole day felt very relaxed even though we visited a lot of places. It was a treat to see some very new foals.

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1 Thank sbrys0n
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

This tour is worth the chips, for sure! It was fun, informative and interesting; so much so, we went back to Keeneland Rack Track to watch the horses work out the next morning and have breakfast at the extremely reasonable track restaurant! Our guide was a hoot and encouraged participation by the group of seven on the tour. I purchased... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

I had a great time on the tour!! Our tour guide was amazing and very kind! I knew they were good but I never expected this! We went to 3 different places and it was like no other experience. We got to pet horses and view a race track! I highly recommend doing this!! Thank you!!

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Los Altos, CA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

In view of the number of highly rated reviews, this must be a good tour if you can stomach being stuffed into an overcrowded van for 3+ hours. We were evidently the last pick-up for the tour. The driver indicated that we should somehow squeeze past the people in the third row of the van to the two tiny places... More 

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ljmiano, Owner at Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours, responded to this review

Normally I would say thanks for the review but in this case I was appalled by the review. First, the couple were late for the tour (but we waited for them) so yes they were the last ones on the tour. The van was full but that is typical during the busy season. There were 2 seats in the back... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

My husband, Mo, and I took a morning tour had a great time! Matt, our guide, was very friendly and well informed. Aside from all of the things that he told us on the tour he also took the time to teach us a little about betting and recommend some area restaurants. We had excellent barbacoa at Maria's Kitchen and... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This tour was awesome. Our guide John was wonderful. Not only was he full of fascinating information, the info was presented in an entertaining & witty manner. The places we were able to visit (Keenland, the horse sale @ Fasig-Tipton, Hill & Dale Farm, & Mc Peek Racing) gave us an inside look & the opportunity to get up close... More 

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Fishers, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took our special needs niece Kim on this tour yesterday. Our guide Matt was great and very good to Kim. The tour left promptly at 0830 from the Embassy Suites and we got back about noon. Time never went so fast. We had a great tour of Keeneland followed by the farm tour where we had... More 

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Ridgefield, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We had a wonderful tour with our guide, Daniel. He was so informative, personable and as a great surprise, an amazing singing voice!! Thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the tour. Beautiful horse farms, race track and up close and personal with the horses. Highly recommend to all

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ljmiano, Owner at Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your kind review and I am glad you had a good time! Please come back and see us again. More 

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