Keeneland packs spring meet with great racing and special events


Additional special events of interest throughout the meet include the Maker’s Mark commemorative Dan Issel bottle signing (Apr. 12); the Keeneland Double on Blue Grass Stakes day in which fans can park at Commonwealth Stadium, take a Lextran to the track for a $1 and then pay another $1 to return to the stadium for UK’s Blue-White scrimmage football game later that night; Horses and Hope Pink Day (Apr. 14); the Budweiser Clydesdales (Apr. 17-20); jockey autograph session (Apr. 19); Military Appreciation Day Presented by Windstream (Apr. 21); United Way Day (Apr. 24); TVG Hat Giveaway (Apr. 25); and Concert on the Lawn featuring Changes in Latitude, a Jimmy Buffet tribute band (Apr. 26). To see the full calendar of events and learn more about the events mentioned above, visit the Keeneland website.

Keeneland is located at 4201 Versailles Road in Lexington, Ky. Gates open at 11 a.m. with the first daily post at 1:05 p.m. Admission is $5 and children 12 and under are free. The track is dark on Mondays and Tuesdays. An ongoing construction project on US60/Versailles Road may cause some delays in and around the track. Construction updates can be found on the Keeneland website or the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Twitter account @VersaillesRoad. 

Photo: Keeneland Photo

About Jessie Oswald
I'm a lifetime Louisville resident with a passion for horse racing. When I'm not working as an immigration paralegal or taking care of my family, I follow Thoroughbred racing and love to share the excitement and beauty of the sport with anyone willing to learn!
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