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Keeneland prepares for 17 day fall meet beginning on October 4

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Keeneland kicks off their 17 day Fall Race Meet Friday, October 4th and continues through the 26th.

Weekends of entertainment will complement the world-class Thoroughbred racing.

On Fridays and Saturdays, Keeneland expands their popular Tailgating on the Hill.

The area will feature food trucks, live Bluegrass music, The Keeneland Gift Shop, a jumbo television screen to watch all the Keeneland racing action and SEC football games, wireless wagering and wagering terminals.

On Friday, October 11th, Keeneland welcomes fans of the University of Kentucky and the University of Alabama for See Blue Day.

New this fall will be a craft beer tent on the North Terrace patio.

Popular local craft beers will be featured on Fridays and Saturdays during the meet.

Keeneland introduces a new way to find fun throughout the park during the Fall Race Meet with Hospitality Hubs.

Information booths marked by green umbrellas can be found around the Lexington track.

BETologists return to help fans make educated bets with information about how to read the racing form and how to place bets.

Fall Stars Weekend Opening day pays tribute to Bucky Sallee, honoring the Bugler Emeritus, retiring after more than 50 years as Keeneland's horn blower, and welcoming new bugler Steve Buttleman.

Gates open at 11am and post time for the first race 1:05pm.

CLICK HERE for a complete line up of the Fall Race Meet events.




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