To ensure attendance on your preferred race date, we encourage you to purchase your tickets ahead of time as attendance is capped at optimal capacity.
1. Check Availability
Browse available tickets through our Official Ticket Office below
or in the Keeneland Race Day app.
2. Purchase in Advance
Buy tickets online ahead of time. Tickets will be emailed or texted directly to your phone. No cash transactions will occur at the gates.
3. Sold Out Date
Check our Official Ticket Office regularly for new ticket availability. Seats are automatically updated online and available for purchase as cancellations or changes occur. Sign up for the waitlist to be notified.
4. Scan at the Gates
Show your electronic barcode on your phone at the gate and scan for easy entry.
Now that you’re set, browse our guide below for pointers on your entry to Keeneland!
Tailgating and The Hill
Take part in the Keeneland tradition of tailgating and familiarize yourself with Keeneland’s tailgating policies.
The designated tailgating spot is open on Fridays and Saturdays, offering amenities such as live racing on a jumbo TV, food trucks, live music, wagering & more.
Paved Parking Area
Tailgating permitted each race day, but the use of tents, grills and saving of parking spaces is prohibited in this area.
Premium packages are available to reserve on The Hill thanks to the Tailigate Guys “A REVELxp Company."
Make the Most of Your Race Day
Be sure to pay a visit to these essential spots during your visit.
Grab a Race Day Program
Available for purchase at booths near each gate and Keeneland Shop kiosks around the grounds.
Visit The Keeneland Shop
Commemorate your visit at The Keeneland Shop located near the South Gate entrance.
Visit Wagering Central
Speak with our BETologists for betting tips! Located on the first floor under the grandstand.
Take a Tour
Enhance your race day by adding a behind-the-scenes experience. Keeneland offers a variety of tour experiences, but make sure to book in advance as tours sell out quickly.
Keeneland at Your Fingertips
Download these helpful mobile tools to assist with your race day experience!
At Your Service
Should you need assistance in planning or preparing for your race day at Keeneland, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. And on race days, look for our Guest Service staff dressed in green jackets, who would be happy to assist you.
The health and safety of Keeneland patrons and employees is of paramount importance. Keeneland encourages vaccinations for all eligible individuals. Masks are not required at this time but continue to be recommended indoors for those who are unvaccinated or have underlying conditions.
For your safety, hand sanitizer will be available throughout the grounds.
Safety & Security
For the safety of our guests, patrons will be asked to walk through metal detectors prior to entering through admission gates. Soft checks will be performed on purses and backpacks. Firearms and weapons are not allowed within the Keeneland gates.