GIVE YOUR APPETITE A WORKOUT!

Each Saturday morning during the Keeneland race meet you can enjoy getting a peek at the early morning fun at the track.

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Every Saturday during the race meeting, experience the sunrise, sights and sounds of Sunrise Trackside at Keeneland.

Sunrise Trackside is a free, family friendly event that begins at 7:00 a.m. with Breakfast With the Works (until 8:30 a.m.), where patrons can enjoy breakfast while horses train on the main track. Listen to trackside commentary about the history of Keeneland, current activities at the track and how Thoroughbreds train between races. You might even see a Kentucky Derby hopeful or another well-known horse on the track.

*Reservations are not taken or needed. All Saturday morning activities continue – rain or shine.
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Morning Works until 10 a.m.
Breakfast with the Works (Equestrian Room) 7-8:30 a.m.
Children’s Activities 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Guided Walking Tours 7:30-10 a.m.
Paddock Demonstration 9-9:20 a.m.
Jockey Q&A Session 12:05 p.m.

Sunrise Trackside is a free, family friendly event that begins at 7:00 a.m. with Breakfast with the Works (until 8:30 a.m.), where patrons can enjoy breakfast while horses train on the main track. Listen to trackside commentary about the history of Keeneland, current activities at the track and how Thoroughbreds train between races. You might even see a Breeders’ Cup hopeful or another well-known horse on the track.

Events continue with children’s activities in the Kids Club Corner (7-9 a.m.). Guided walking tours depart from the welcome stand near the Paddock (7:30-10:00 a.m.).

No reservations are needed to take part in Sunrise Trackside. Activities continue rain or shine

Special Halloween Edition 2019 – On October 26, Children are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes to the track. Buckles, the Keeneland Kid’s Club mascot, will award Kid’s Club prize packages to some of the best costumes. Children will enjoy special Halloween activities and have a chance to collect some candy. An appearance by the Headless Horseman will occur in the Paddock at 9:00 a.m. and on the track during the race day.

Tips!

  • Our track is open year-round to the public during training hours.
  • Training takes place from about 6 a.m. until 10 a.m.
  • There is no admission fee during morning training hours.
  • One of Lexington’s best-kept dining secrets, the TRACK KITCHEN is open year-round.

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