Keeneland Spring Meet
Gates open 11 a.m. First race 1:05 p.m. No racing Mondays and Tuesdays. Keeneland Race Course, 4201 Versailles Rd., Lexington. $5 general admission. 859-254-3412. Keeneland.com.
Tailgating on The Hill
Friday at the Hill, next to the Keeneland Entertainment Center. Races shown on a jumbo screen, wagering, local food trucks, Keeneland Shop kiosk and free shuttles to the track.
7-8:30 a.m. Breakfast With the Works, breakfast and trackside commentary while horses train on the main track. 7-9 a.m. children’s activities in the Kids Club Corner. 8-10:30 a.m. guided walking tours. 9 a.m. equine-related demonstration in the paddock. 11 a.m. trackside handicapping seminar. 11:35 a.m. Q & A session with a Keeneland jockey in the paddock.
Craft Beer Tent
Friday on the North Terrace patio. The special selection of beers includes Blue Stallion, Country Boy, Fat Tire, Kentucky Ale Race Day IPA, Land Shark, Shock Top, Sierra Nevada and Woodchuck Hard Cider.
Concert on the Hill
Following Friday’s final race. Free concert by Emerson Drive and Sundy Best. Proceeds benefit the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Foundation.