Keeneland Safety Protocols

The safety of our patrons, staff and horses is of the utmost priority for Keeneland. Please review the information below to familiarize yourself with Keeneland's safety guidelines and protocols.


Keeneland Grounds Open to the Public

The Keeneland grounds will reopen to visitors beginning July 15th.  With the safety and well-being of our patrons, horsemen and employees at the forefront of our planning, we are excited to welcome you back to Keeneland. Based on guidance from health authorities and government agencies, we are implementing new safety measures.

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.

Activities on the Grounds

  • Morning Workouts daily until 10am
  • The Keeneland Shop open Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
  • Tours offered Monday-Saturday at 8:30am and 9:30am

Tickets must be booked in advanced via or

  • Track Kitchen open Monday-Friday 6am-2pm and Saturday-Sunday 6-11am
  • General Visitors Paddock and Track Apron are open to visitors daily until 6pm

If You See Something, Say Something

For security concerns text the word SAFE to 84700 and Keeneland security 
will respond immediately 

For emergencies, always dial 911


Evacuation Guidelines

In the event of an emergency, please be aware of Keeneland's evacuation guidelines for exiting the plant.