Derby Day

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Saturday, May 3 - Derby Day

Don’t miss the world’s biggest Derby Party! With over 1,000 televisions, easy access to wagering, great food, activities for the kids and more, Derby Day at Keeneland is the perfect place to view the run for the roses. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. and general admission is $5.
Preferred seating is available in many of Keeneland’s fine dining rooms. Casual attire. Buffets are available from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Lexington and Kentucky Rooms - Fourth Floor Grandstand
$200 per table of four (includes general admission, room admission, buffet and official souvenir program)
Phoenix Room - Fourth Floor Grandstand
$50 per person, minimum of four and sold to parties in multiples of two (includes general admission, room admission, buffet and official souvenir program)
Third Floor Dining Rooms - Keeneland Clubhouse
$200 per table of four and $300 per table of six (includes general admission, room admission, buffet and official souvenir program)
Equestrian Room - First Floor Grandstand
$30 per person room admission (Sold by table of 2, 4, 6 or 8 – limit 8) (includes general admission and souvenir program – menu is A la carte) $10 food minimum, except for children 12 and under.
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Derby Bash

Derby BashIf you truly want to experience Derby Day in style, don’t miss Keeneland’s Derby Bash in the Entertainment Center and Keene Barn from 10:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
The event is perfect for celebrating with a group of friends and includes a Kentucky themed buffet served from 12:00-3:00 p.m., souvenir program, live music and cash bar. Snacks will be served from 3:00-7:00 p.m.
Guests will enjoy two choices of table seating in either the temperature-controlled Entertainment Center or the open-air Keene Barn. Tables of eight available for $55-65 per person.
Sponsored by:
LEX18 Fayette Mall


Derby Day General Information

  • General admission is $5.00 and parking is free.
  • Gates open at 9:00 a.m.
  • Post time for the first race is 10:30 a.m.
  • The Derby will be run at approximately 6:24 p.m.


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Lexington, Kentucky 40510
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