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Morning Works Tour

Keeneland Tours, Lexington, KY

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Take in the sights and sounds of morning workouts, as these majestic thoroughbreds breeze trackside at Keeneland. An experienced Tour Guide will lead guests through the picturesque Keeneland Paddock, Grandstand and historic grounds, while sharing history of the grounds and an insider’s view of operations for both racing and sales.

For the safety of our patrons and our staff, tickets must be purchased in advance and will be limited to 10 people per tour. The tour lasts for one hour and takes place outside – rain or shine. For your comfort, we ask that you dress for the weather and wear appropriate shoes for walking/standing/climbing stairs.

Please check in at the Grandstand South Welcome Center located at the top of parking row 7 by 8:20 a.m. ET.

Based on guidance from health authorities and government agencies, we are implementing new safety measures with the safety and well-being of our patrons, horsemen and employees at the forefront of our planning.

Daily Medical Screenings at Keeneland Gates:
Only those with a temperature less than 100.4 degrees and showing no symptoms of illness will be granted access to the Keeneland grounds.

Face Coverings Required for Everyone:
Masks are required at all times for patrons, horsemen and employees while on the Keeneland grounds.

Social Distancing and Capacity Measures:
To allow for social distancing, group sizes of 10 or less are permitted inside the Keeneland grandstand. Groups that visit the grounds together are expected to remain at least 6 feet away from other groups.

Increased Sanitation Protocols:
Keeneland has increased sanitation measures throughout the grounds. Patrons, horsemen and employees are expected to wash or sanitize their hands often. Patrons are not permitted on floors 2-4 or interior spaces of the grandstand.

Private tours are available on select dates upon request at $20 per person (Minimum of 4/Maximum of 10 patrons per group). To schedule a private tour, please contact us at 859-288-4142 or

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