Keeneland's 2019 Spring Race Meet opens Thursday, April 4, and continues through Friday, April 26. No racing will be held on Mondays or Tuesdays, or Easter Sunday, April 21.
Gates open at 11 a.m. with first post at 1:05 p.m. daily, with the exception of Opening Day on April 4 with gates opening at 1 p.m. and races beginning at 3 p.m. Join us for Central Bank Thursday Night Live after the races on April 4.
Highlights of the Spring Meet include the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G2) and $500,000 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.