Investing in racing’s future since 1936

Located in the Horse Capital of the World, Keeneland is an internationally renowned racecourse and the Thoroughbred industry’s leading auction house. Founded in 1936, Keeneland’s mission is to continually invest in the industry and to preserve the tradition of Thoroughbred racing.


A Symbol of the Fine Traditions of the Thoroughbred

From its inception, Keeneland's founders intended it to be a special place – one that symbolizes the best in Thoroughbred racing in the heart of horse country. This founding vision continues more than eight decades later as Keeneland continues to provide racing and sales at the highest level.

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A Commitment to Safety and Integrity

At Keeneland, the safety and welfare of horse and rider is priority number one. Keeneland continues to support and invest in programs that protect our equine and human athletes. Among them, the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, an initiative to unify and enhance existing protections and develop new reforms that ensure the safety of the sport's athletes.

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Keeneland Sales Update, July 19, 2021

Keeneland customers:  We have a number of new features in store for the 2021 September Yearling Sale, and we think you’ll be pleased with the atmosphere, excitement

July 19, 2021

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Keeneland Sales Update, July 6, 2021

Keeneland customers:  As we have shared in past communications, it is our intent to keep you informed of our planning and continued efforts to deliver the absolute

July 6, 2021

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