Horsemen

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 Meet

April 7-28, 2023

2023 Spring Meet


Keeneland's Spring Meet includes the $1 million Toyota Blue Grass (G1) and $600,000 Central Bank Ashland (G1) on opening weekend. 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 7 and continues through Friday, April 28, with no racing on Monday, Tuesday or Easter Sunday.

Stall applications for Spring Stabling are due March 1, 2023 | Barn area opens March 22, 2023

Horsemen Accounts

Condition Book

Stakes Book

Steward's Reports

Claims Report

Horsemen's Hospitality Guide

A World-Class Experience


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.

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2022 fall meet

Racing License


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.

Kentucky Racing License holders receive free admission for themselves and one guest any day of the live meet.

Iron Works Pike Office
(859) 246-2052

Keeneland Seasonal Office
(859) 288-4325 or (859) 288-4229

Order Photos & Videos


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
(214) 455-7732

E-mail Year-Round
[email protected]

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 [email protected]

Racing Directory