Training


Keeneland’s main track (dirt) is open seven days a week beginning March 15 from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. with a renovation break from 7:00-7:30 and 8:30-9:00 a.m.

Keeneland’s training track (Polytrack) is open seven days a week from 5:30 am to 11:00 am with no renovation break.

Please review details on Keeneland's training policies through the information below.

NEW! Training Requirements


Only horses who are stabled at Keeneland are permitted to work or exercise on Keeneland’s training surfaces, and those who wish to conduct a work must complete a series of steps in advance.

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Training

Gate Schooling


The starter and assistant starters are available for gate schooling in the 4 ½ f chute on the main track. Beginning March 15 through March 29, gate schooling is available Tuesday through Sunday 7:30 am – 10:00 am, outside of the renovation breaks. Beginning March 30, gate schooling is available seven days a week from 7:30 am – 10:00 a.m., outside of the renovation breaks.

Keeneland finish line