April 4, 2018 - July 25, 2018
This tour is best for guests interested in racing, offering an insider view of the backside. During live racing, this tour will also include race-day accommodations.
Join us for an all-day experience of Thoroughbred racing at its finest. Begin your day on the backside with a walk through the barns to see race-day preparations underway. Other tour stops include a trackside view of morning workouts, the racing office and restricted Jockeys Quarters.
Following the tour, guests will meet a Keeneland BETologist to learn more about how to place a bet and read a program, then enjoy the thrill of live Thoroughbred racing from the comfort of the Keeneland Grandstand.
Backstretch Tours will only be offered on select Wednesdays. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or at the Keeneland Welcome Center for $50 per person during live racing. The package includes the tour, general admission, reserved Grandstand seating, a race-day program and food voucher. Backstretch tours are $30 per person in the off-season and include the tour only.