Keeneland Special Events
Highlights during the Fall Meet include:
Fridays and Saturdays: Keeneland's tailgate lot, The Hill, will feature food trucks, a jumbo television screen, wireless wagering and wagering terminals, race-day programs, a Keeneland Gift Shop kiosk and free shuttles to the track. On Saturdays, fans can take in live music and college football on television screens. BETologists will also be available to answer fans' questions.
Every Saturday: Sunrise Trackside offers activities for all ages beginning at 7 a.m.. Enjoy morning workouts, Breakfast with the Works, children's activities, tours and more.
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Every Wednesday: WINS-day Challenge. Entry fee is $10 with a guaranteed $2,500 pool. The first 200 participants receive a free Daily Racing Form and appetizer card from Malone's.
Oct. 3-5: The "Win and You're In Challenge" gives fans a chance to win a VIP trip for two to the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park. The fan who picks the most winners from the Fall Stars Weekend Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In Challenge" races will earn a prize that includes Breeders' Cup clubhouse seating for two, airfare, a three-night stay and Breeders' Cup merchandise.
Oct. 4: The Keeneland/UK Double includes Keeneland racing during the day and the University of Kentucky football game that night. Fans can take a dedicated Lextran shuttle from Commonwealth Stadium to Keeneland for the afternoon races and ride the shuttle back to the stadium for the evening game. Shuttles run from 11:45 a.m. to 7:25 p.m. The UK game versus South Carolina kicks off at 7:30 p.m..
Oct. 4: Peter Millar Trunk Show 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
Oct. 9: Make-A-Wish Day. Local Thoroughbred farms team up with Keeneland to grant wishes for nine deserving children. The children and their families will be treated to a VIP race day experience, complete with presenting a trophy after each race.
Oct. 10: College Scholarship Day. Full-time college students will receive free general admission and the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship and other prizes after each race.
Oct. 10: Vineyard Vines and Coton Colors trunk shows at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
Oct. 11: Coton Colors trunk show at the Keeneland Gift Shop
Oct. 12: Chase Bank Customer Day. Free general admission to patrons who present their JPMorgan/Chase logoed debit or credit card at the South or East Gate entrance.
Oct. 12: Jockey autograph signing. Meet both retired and current jockeys 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Oct. 15: Wear Red Day. Patrons are asked to wear red to raise awareness of heart disease in women. The American Heart Association will give heart pins to the first 3,000 patrons.
Oct. 16, 17: Christine Moore trunk show at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
Oct. 19: Heroes Day. All military (active duty and veterans), first responders — police officers, firefighters, EMTs — and their families receive free general admission and access to grandstand seating.
Oct. 24: The University of Kentucky's Homecoming weekend will be celebrated with See Blue Day. Tailgate on The Hill from noon to 1 p.m. for special appearances by the UK cheerleaders, pep band and more. UK students, alumni and faculty receive free general admission and access to reserved Grandstand seating with their IDs. A special Lextran shuttle will pick up at Wildcat Plaza on UK's campus.
Oct. 24: State Traditions trunk show at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
Oct. 25: Fan Appreciation Day. The first 3,000 patrons will be treated to a special giveaway and sampling of bread pudding in the North Terrace 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Oct. 25: State Traditions trunk show at the Keeneland Gift Shop.