LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Keeneland’s 17-day Fall Meet is set to kick off October 2nd with Fall Stars Weekend, a three day event showcasing many Breeders’ Cup bound stars.
During the Fall Meet, fans will have a choice of several new venues from which to watch the races, constructed especially for Breeders’ Cup. Fans may purchase tickets in the Club Lawn Chalet, Saddling Paddock Chalet and Grandstand Loge Boxes, in addition to the track’s traditional dining rooms, reserved Grandstand seats and general admission. Individual ticket reservations for the Fall Meet may be made online at Keeneland.com (click on the Tickets and Dining tab under Racing) or via mail.
In addition to racing, the Fall Meet special events calendar offers a variety of entertainment options. Race fans can get information via Keeneland.com, Twitter and Facebook.
Gates for the Fall Meet will open at 11:00 a.m., with a post time of 1:05 p.m. No racing on Mondays and Tuesdays. General Admission is $5.00, and children 12 and under get in free. Parking at Keeneland is free, or $5.00 for preferred parking.
Following the Fall Meet, Keeneland will host the Prelude to the Cup event on October 29, followed by the $26 million dollar Breeders’ Cup World Championships on October 30-31.