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Keeneland Select, Lexington

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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. Find out how to plan Lexington trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • We went to see Keeneland just after the races were done. This was the first horse track that I have ever seen and it makes me want to come back during race season to see some races. It's very nice but...  more »
  • Keeneland is one of the top hot spots in the spring and fall. Beautiful track, horses, scenery and most importantly, beautiful women! Dress to Impress...  more »
  • For those looking to experience the true Kentucky atmosphere Keeneland is the place. Easy to park and tailgate with bus transportation to the venue. Grandstand tickets are 10$ and worth the seat but m...  more »
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  • I haven't found a way to review a race horses better than this please I would like to encourage you to keep doing this wonderful program
  • The best and easiest to use online wagering site by far. Horse racing from all over the world live on video
  • Great place to visit if you like horses! The way horse racing started

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Where to stay in Lexington

Downtown Lexington offers accommodations ranging from budget to luxury, but for easier access to the area's famous horse parks and farms, consider staying just north of the city proper. Many rustic bed and breakfasts on the edge of town offer guests a chance to stay at a farmhouse or log cabin. These properties provide not only every comfort of home, but also much more privacy than a downtown hotel could offer. To avoid driving to Lexington's major urban attractions, consider a hotel near the city's convention center.
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