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From Lexington: Horse Farm Tour & Keeneland Race Track Visit

Product ID: 363970
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Spend an unforgettable day in Lexington’s Bluegrass Country, home to some of the world’s finest horse farms and race tracks. Explore the luscious Kentucky countryside, visit famous horse farms, and enjoy a tour of Keenelande Race Track.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 8:30 AM, 12:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

• Primary pickup is from the Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream • For other hotel pickups, please be ready to depart the hotel 20-minutes prior to the tour start time • Please choose the Embassy Suites as your pickup unless you are staying at one of the other locations listed

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history of the equine industry in Kentucky
  • Visit thoroughbred horse farms to learn about the horse's training and breeding
  • Enjoy a tour of the historic Keeneland Race Track
  • See the grave site of the 1977 Triple Crown winner, Seattle Slew
Full description
Discover why Lexington is known as the Horse Capital of the World on this three-hour tour. Start the experience with a walking tour through the ivy-covered grounds of the historic Keeneland Race Track, home to the world’s most expensive horse auctions.

Next, take a peek into the lifestyle of thoroughbred horses as you go behind the scenes at a thoroughbred farm and get up close and personal with majestic horses. Later, enjoy a drive by the famous Calumet Farm and learn about the history of the farm, which was the home of a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the sport during the 1940s, 1950s, and beyond.

Continue the tour to the filming locations of the major motion pictures Secretariat, Seabiscuit, and Dreamer. Finally, visit the grave site of the 1977 Triple Crown winner, Seattle Slew, at one of the most beautiful farms in Kentucky.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off in Lexington
  • Guided tour of Keeneland Race Track
  • Visit to two or more horse farms (the farms visited will depend on availability)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 6 years

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• During race season in April and October, visits to Keeneland Race Track will take place on all morning tours, and in the afternoon on Monday and Tuesday only
• Tours operate rain or shine, so please dress appropriately for the weather