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Kentucky football opens doors to tailgating luxury

Fans who tailgate at University of Kentucky football games have a new home away from home.

UK unveiled its 1865 Club tailgating units Tuesday, providing a glimpse into fan luxury somewhere between the guy with the grill in the parking lot and the business titan sipping bourbon in the Commonwealth Stadium suites.

Each unit — available for both season and single-game rental — features a kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, heat and air, half-bath with running water and four televisions. A standard menu is included, and additional food can be ordered from catering.

Full-season rentals are $30,000. Single-game rentals are $5,000. The fee includes 30 passes per unit, but does not include game tickets.

The Wildcats kick off the 2016 season Sept. 3 at home against Southern Mississippi.

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