Keeneland Grounds Activity and Safety Protocols

Keeneland welcomes visitors to the grounds with certain restrictions. 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 surrounding COVID-19.

Health and Safety

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

  • Face Coverings Required for Everyone: Masks may only be removed while seated.

  • Social Distancing and Capacity Measures: To allow for social distancing, capacities are limited and tables, seats and benches have been strategically placed throughout the Keeneland grounds and should not be moved.  Groups should remain small and are expected to remain at least 6 feet away from other groups.

  • Increased Focus on Cleanliness: Keeneland has increased sanitation measures throughout the facility.  Patrons and employees are expected to wash or sanitize their hands often.

Grounds Activities

Live racing returns to Keeneland April 2-23! To ensure the safety of our horsemen and patrons, access to the Keeneland grounds will be restricted on race days. On race days, the grounds will be open to the public until 11 a.m. After 11 a.m., only ticketed and credentialed guests will be permitted onto the property.

  • Morning Workouts visitors can enjoy workouts daily until 10 a.m.

  • The Keeneland Shop is open to the public Monday and Tuesday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Wednesday-Sunday from 9-11 a.m. We encourage you to shop online at or

  • Keeneland Tours are available Monday-Friday at 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. All tours must be booked in advanced at or

  • The Track Kitchen is available for carry-out or dine-in daily 5 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • The Keeneland Library remains closed to the public at this time.

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.