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Keeneland Select, Lexington
(4.8/5 based on 1,700+ reviews on the web)
Keeneland Select, home to one of America's premier thoroughbred horse racetracks, offers live racing and a world-class reference library dedicated to the sport. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the complex began operations in 1936. Notable races include the Blue Grass Stakes and Beaumont Stakes, well known as preparatory races for Kentucky Derby hopefuls. The track's annual horse auctions draw buyers from around the world. If you can’t catch a live race, try one of the racetrack's self-guided tours of its active facilities. Plan your visit to Keeneland Select and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lexington vacation builder.
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  • We booked a tour of Keeneland and ended up getting a private tour! There were only two of us and Marleen was wonderful! We loved watching the morning workouts and walking around Keeneland, hearing it'...  more »
  • We visited early in the morning to watch the morning workouts. It was very nice and clean and nice to see the different horses running on the track. Everyone was friendly to us and we got some nice pi...  more »
  • Fairly typical of the few racetracks I have visited. The place was packed for the fall meet. We bet on a few horses and lost, but it was fun to try. Food was typical. Fun place to people watch as well