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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour of the Kentucky Bluegrass

By Thoroughbred Heritage Tours
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3h
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Highlights

  • Tour of the Bluegrass region, also known as horse country

  • Keeneland Race Course, Currently closed to public.

  • Chance to meet & learn about amazing thoroughbred horses

  • Calumet Farm, famous for its history of champion horses

  • Filming locations of movies like Seabiscuit & Dreamer

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Lexington horse farms

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • This activity is not recommended for children 6 and younger.

  • Children 12 and younger must be accompanied by a paying adult.

  • At least 3 people are required for this activity to take place. From November 16 through March 31 at least 4 people are required for the activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 14 people. 10 during Covid 19

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Tour stops vary.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

What you can expect

The heart of horse country, Lexington's Bluegrass region is all rolling green fields and the echoes of beating hooves. This tour takes you to some of the most famous horse farms in the country, where you can see firsthand the legacy of horse racing, as well as the gentle creatures themselves.

Get transferred from Lexington city out into the Bluegrass region, where fields of green stretch out beautifully in every direction. Drive by the famous Calumet Farm, famous for its many Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown winners. Learn the history of the farm, whose horses dominated racing in the 1940s and 1950s and was established in 1924.

Next visit Keeneland Race Course, a beautiful thoroughbred racing facility and the site of the world's most expensive horse auctions and where scenes from the major movies like Seabiscuit, Secretariat, and Dreamer were filmed . At thoroughbred farms, a professionally trained guide takes you behind the scenes, showing you a peek of the horses' lifestyles and giving you the chance to meet the creatures themselves.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Activity Location

  • Lexington Kentucky

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Embassy Suites Hotel
  • 1801 Newtown Pike
  • Lexington Kentucky 40511
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