Entry & Training Requirements

Only horses who are stabled at Keeneland are permitted to work or exercise on Keeneland’s training surfaces.


Trainers who are stabled at Keeneland and wish to conduct a workout on either surface, should complete the following steps:

Step 1: Submit Signed "Keeneland Safety Agreement

A “2021 Keeneland Safety Agreement" signed by both the trainer and his/her attending veterinarian must be on file at Keeneland. Signed agreements can be handed to the Racing Office, Stable Office or emailed to sbrown@keeneland.com

Step 2: Attending Veterinarian Exam

As a condition of the agreement, all horses must be examined by the Trainer’s Attending Veterinarian during the five days immediately preceding the work for the purpose of evaluating the horses’ fitness to work and been found fit to work by the Attending Veterinarian.  (The evaluation must include at a minimum watching the horse jog)