Racing at Keeneland
Take part in the timeless tradition, as we invite you to join us for the pageantry and unparalleled experience for horsemen at Keeneland for racing in April and October. We encourage horsemen to browse our resources below for additional information on our racing program and procedures.
Spring MeetApril 2-23, 2021
Fall MeetOctober 8-30, 2021
Keeneland's Spring Meet includes the $800,000 Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and $400,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) on opening Saturday. The races are worth 100 points apiece on the Road to the Kentucky Derby (G1) and Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1), respectively.
The Spring Meet opens Friday, April 2 and continues through Friday, April 23, with no racing on Monday or Tuesday.
From top-caliber racing to picturesque scenery and outstanding hospitality, Keeneland is one of a kind. With the thoroughbred at the core of our mission, Keeneland is committed to the safety of our competitors by providing a superbly maintained surface and first-class barn area.
All racing participants and personnel must be licensed according to 810 KAR 1:025.
Completed forms should be returned to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. All licensing-related questions should be directed to the KHRC licensing office.
Iron Works Pike Office
Keeneland Seasonal Office
(859) 288-4325 or (859) 288-4229
Keeneland's official track photographer, Coady Photography, captures pictures of nearly every horse that races at Keeneland. To place an order with Coady Photography:
During Keeneland Race Meet
(859) 254-2412, ext. 4811
Outside of Keeneland Race Meet
Keeneland's in-house broadcast department films each race at Keeneland, including the post parade and winner's circle presentation. To order video of a race, please email LWarren@Keeneland.com
Direct Line: (859) 288-4268