Training


Keeneland’s main track (dirt) is open seven days a week from 5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. The main track has 2 breaks in the morning - #1 from 7 am-7:30 am and #2 from 8:30 am-9 am.

Reserved Speed Work Window: 10 minutes after each renovation break reserved for horses that are breezing

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. Starting on Tuesday, May 18th the Keeneland Starting Gate will open :30 minutes earlier daily with a new start time of 6 a.m. The new hours for the Starting Gate will now be Tuesday – Sunday from 6 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Keeneland finish line