Horsemen's Hospitality

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Keeneland prides itself on its hospitality, especially for its horsemen. If you are an owner or trainer and have a horse running at Keeneland, here is some information you might find helpful.

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Horsemen’s Hospitality General Information

  • The phone number is 859 254-3412, ext. 4305 or ext. 4289. The toll-free number is 800 456-3412, ext. 4305 or ext. 4289

Race Day Information

  • Notification of Entry: Upon request, Keeneland will contact owners via telephone, fax or email confirming that their horse has been entered.
  • Post Time: 1:05 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m.
  • Admission: Owner or trainer license issued by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission serves as a general admission pass. Otherwise, general admission is $5. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
  • Horsemen’s Will Call is located at grandstand south to the right of the clubhouse entrance.
  • Parking: Horsemen parking is available on a first-come-first-served basis with a valid horsemen parking tag, which is available at the Keeneland Security Office with a current KHRC owner's or trainer's license.

Race Day Hospitality Options - If You Have a Horse Entered in a Race

  • The Blue Grass Room, located on the third level of the grandstand overlooking the paddock, is reserved for owners and trainers of horses in non-stakes races each day. A buffet lunch is available until 3:30 p.m. each race day. Dress is casual. To request a table, call 859 254-3412 ext. 4305.
  • The Lafayette Room, located on the fourth level overlooking the racetrack, is reserved for owners and trainers with horses entered in stakes races. A buffet lunch is available. Coat and tie are required for men, dresses or slack suits for ladies. Denim is not permitted. To request a table, call 859 254-3412 ext. 4289.
  • Complimentary Box Seats are available on a limited basis to owners and trainers of horses entered in races. Please contact Horsemen’s Hospitality at 859 254-3412 ext. 4305 or 4289 or via email at to request a box.

If You Are Visiting Our Track, But Do Not Have a Horse Entered

  • For information or reservations, call 859 254-3412, ext. 4848.
  • The Equestrian Room is located on the ground floor near the finish line and offers an a la carte menu. Dress is casual. Admission and food minimum apply.
  • The Phoenix Room is located on the fourth level of the grandstand and offers a buffet lunch. Tickets are $40 per person on Sunday and Wednesday-Friday and $45 on Saturday. Tickets include general admission, buffet, program and tax, but not alcohol and some beverages are extra. For men, a suit or sports coat is required; ties are optional. Denim is not permitted.
  • Reserved Grandstand Seating: A limited number of reserved seats are available for purchase through the ticket office.

Cash, Visa, Mastercard or American Express accepted at all Keeneland dining rooms.



Keeneland Association, Inc. 4201 Versailles Road
Lexington, Kentucky 40510
Telephone: (859) 254-3412 Toll Free: (800) 456-3412 Fax: (859) 255-2484

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