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List Of Horse Race Tracks In Kentucky
Churchill Downs - Louisville, KY. Premier racetrack located in Kentucky, famous for the twin spires. Hosts the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks and other big races. The Kentucky Derby is considered the most exciting 2 minutes in all of sports. Site has hosted several Breeders Cup Events. Recently added night racing on select dates.

Also features a museum which pays tribute to the past champion horses, trainers and jockeys. Pat Day is the all time winning jockey at Churchill Downs, he now has his own race named after him. He won an incredible 2,482 races here, 156 of those stakes races including a Kentucky Derby.

Keeneland - Lexington, KY. The other monster track located in Kentucky, host of many famous horse races including the Blue Grass Stakes. Truly a majestic site for horse racing. Also home to some of the largest bloodstock sales in the world. Now an official site for the Breeders Cup Championship races.

Kentucky Downs, Franklin KY - Offers one of the most beautiful and unique turf courses in the USA. Modeled after a European turf course, it features slight changes in elevation. A long, sweeping turn to the final stretch and then a quarter mile exciting dash to the wire. While they offer a limited amount of racing dates, usually in September, this is a hidden gem in Kentucky. They also offer casino slot machines and 750 Exacta Systems terminals, which offer replays of horse races that you can bet on.

Horses racing at Keeneland Racecourse, Lexington Kentucky USA
Turfway Park - Florence, KY. Turfway offers live Thoroughbred racing during the fall, winter, and early spring. You'll see the best racing in the Tri-State at Turfway, including the $500,000 Vinery Racing Spiral Stakes and the Kentucky Cup Day of Champions.

Ellis Park - Henderson, KY. Located in Henderson, Kentucky by the Twin Bridges, however, Ellis Park is located on the Indiana side of the Ohio River. Mile and one eighth dirt track, One mile inner turf course , The main track includes seven furlong and one mile chutes, The stretch is 1175 feet long, The main track includes river bottom sand from the Ohio River, The backside accommodates 984 horses, Our live Thoroughbred horse racing meet begins in July 4 and runs through Labor Day. Simulcast racing year round, Wed-Sun, The live race meet highlight is the Gardenia Stakes (GIII).

The Red Mile - Lexington, KY. A unique track offering harness racing in Kentucky. Track features banked turns, allowing many world record times to to be set here. Originally opened in 1875.