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Keeneland, Lexington, Kentucky

 
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Distance from city center: 9.9mi
kachou_n's pictureby kachou_n Sports & Wellness travel tip
added on the 18th of February, 2011
Even if you're not a big racing fan, a visit to Keeneland is still worth your time. The admission is only $5 and if you aren't planning on parking near the entrance, than there's no charge for you. The grounds are really beautiful, the racetrack well-kept.

Try to go during the week, and reserve a seat in advance, that way you are able to enjoy a race much better. Weekends the track tends to get overcrowded with few available seats and too many drunk people.

Address:
4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510, USA

Price:
Gen. adm: $5/person
Kids free (under 12)

Opening Hours:
Open from 11am.

On the web:
http://www.keeneland.com/

 
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