Race Day Operations
Keeneland’s limited grounds access will end at 10 a.m. daily, following morning workouts. At this point, only horsemen responsible for the daily care of the horses on the backside are permitted. At 12 p.m. Keeneland's South Gate entrance will open to credentialed horsemen and owners.
Security Gate Check: Horsemen should enter through Gate 2, where they will check-in with their name and perform a temperature check and answer a list of questions pertaining to current state of public health. Horsemen who do not pass all aspects of health screening will not be permitted onto the property.
Parking: Will be open and not require a pass. No valet parking will be available. Handicap parking is available in the Clubhouse lot with golf carts to escort individuals.
Masks: Horsemen are required to wear face masks from the time of entry on Keeneland's grounds until they have arrived at their designated seat or table.
Admission Gates: Gates open at 12:00 p.m. to credentialed owners. All attendees are asked to enter through the South Gate entrance, near the Welcome Center.
Paddock: Access to this area is limited to the trainer, trainer’s assistant and groom. Additionally 2 owners per horse will be allowed access with a designated lapel sticker being required for entry.
Food & Beverage: A limited number of food and beverage options will be available for purchase throughout the grandstand on the second and third floors. Those accommodated in areas other than the grandstand will have the choice of a limited a la carte menu.
Mutuels: Live tellers will be available throughout the facility. No self-service machines will be in operation. Guests are encouraged to wager from their mobile device through Keeneland Select for a contactless option. Drive-thru betting will be located at The Red Mile.
Racing Office: This area will be limited to essential staff only and will have security monitoring.