Keeneland Fall Meet Tickets on Sale to Public Aug. 15

Tickets for Keeneland’s 2023 Fall Meet, slated for Oct. 6-28, will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, Aug. 15, at 9 a.m. ET. A variety of ticket options for Dining, Grandstand reserved seating and General Admission are available, and all tickets must be pre-purchased via Keeneland’s Official Online Ticket Office at

This fall, Keeneland will award $9.05 million in purse money – a record for any racing season at the track – for 22 stakes. The meet’s richest race is the $1 million Coolmore Turf Mile (G1) during the signature opening Fall Stars Weekend. Eight stakes that weekend are part of the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In, with winners earning automatic starting positions and free entry into the 40th Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 3-4 at Santa Anita Park.

“Keeneland’s Fall Meet is an exciting time as we showcase racing stars that are competing for berths in the Breeders’ Cup and year-end honors,” Keeneland President and CEO Shannon Arvin said. “The gorgeous fall landscape, the pageantry of racing and the world-class competition all combine to make the fall an exceptionally memorable experience for our horsemen and fans.”

 Keeneland 2023 Fall Meet: Know Before You Purchase

  •  Plan ahead: Demand is expected to be high, and fans are encouraged to browse ticket options, pricing and the process to purchase in advance on
  • Pre-purchase tickets online: All Dining, Grandstand and General Admission tickets must be purchased in advance at for easy entry and to ensure attendance on preferred dates because tickets do sell out. Cash and walk-up purchases are not accepted at the main gates on race days. Season passes, which offer General Admission throughout the meet, are available for purchase prior to opening day.
  • Check availability during the meet: Keeneland offers a return policy of up to 48 hours in advance of race day. Ticket inventory is updated automatically and available for purchase at, so fans are encouraged to check the site regularly.
  •  Keeneland’s ticket pricing and packages for General Admission, Reserved Seating and Dining for the Fall Meet are as follows:
  • General Admission: Wednesday/Thursday tickets are $7; Friday/Saturday/Sunday tickets are $10; Fall Stars Weekend tickets are $15. Children 12 and under are free.
  • General Admission Fall Meet Season Passes: $50. Passes are pre-sold until Oct. 5.
  • Reserved Grandstand Seats: Wednesday/Thursday seats are $15; Friday/Saturday/Sunday seats are $25; Fall Stars Weekend seats are $30. Price includes General Admission.

 Tailgating on The Hill available Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays this fall

No ticket or reservation is required to experience a Keeneland race day in this unique setting.

This fall, The Hill is open for tailgating on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays during the meet. Fans can watch racing and football via a jumbo TV and place their bets in a wagering tent while live music and food trucks create a festive atmosphere.

For those who want to elevate their experience, Keeneland will partner with RevelXP to offer tailgate packages for groups of any size. Whether a party of 10 or 750, RevelXP can organize your tailgate by furnishing a designated tent, catering, amenities and more. Visit for full details.

 Additionally, simulcast wagering on Keeneland’s Fall Meet is available at Red Mile, where admission and parking are free.

Since its first race meet more than 85 years ago, the Keeneland Association has devoted itself to the health and vibrancy of the Thoroughbred industry. The world’s largest Thoroughbred auction house, Keeneland conducts five sales a year, in January, April, September and November. Graduates of Keeneland sales dominate racing across the globe at every level. In April and October, Keeneland offers some of the highest caliber and richest Thoroughbred racing in the world. Keeneland hosted the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in 2015, 2020 and 2022. Uniquely structured, Keeneland is a privately held company with a not-for-profit mission that returns its earnings to the industry and the community in the form of higher purses and millions of dollars donated in support of horse industry initiatives and charitable contributions for education, research, and health and human services throughout Central Kentucky. Keeneland also maintains the Keeneland Library, a world-renowned public research institution with the mission of preserving information about the Thoroughbred industry. To learn more, visit

For more information contact:
Amy Gregory at 859 361-3490
Amy Owens at 859 421-2566