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This Kentucky horse farm tour meets at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Newtown Pike. Board a waiting vehicle and get ready to explore the history and culture behind horseracing.

At the Keeneland racecourse, disembark and follow your guide on a walking tour of the grounds. Your guide dives deep into the history of the racetrack and thoroughbred horses.

Next, see Calumet Farm, a thoroughbred breeding and racing farm, and hear stories about its racing dynasty. You also visit the gravesite of a famous racing horse and filming locations from Seabiscuit.

Your Kentucky horse farm tour ends back at the original meeting spot.

Please note: During race meets in April and October, some afternoon tours will visit an alternate venue in place of Keeneland.
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Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours
Pack in the main highlights of the Kentucky thoroughbred horse scene into just a few hours without renting a car. This Kentucky horse farm tour takes you to the world-famous Keeneland racecourse and Calumet Farm in Lexington. On your tour, a guide details the Kentucky thoroughbred horse lifestyle and culture.
  • Learn about Kentucky thoroughbreds on a tour of a horse farm 
  • See the world-famous Keeneland racecourse 
  • Behind-the-scenes info about the Kentucky horse scene from your guide
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour time to best suit your schedule
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a GREAT time. Daniel was VERY knowledgeable and entertaining! I would recommend this tour to everyone.

Thank bill78240
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour with Vicky

We enjoyed a 3.5 hour van tour with Vicky. Seeing the beautiful blue grass farms, meeting the celebrities, petting some of them, going on the farms, seeing the graves of famous horses, etc. Vicky is a wealth of knowledge and told us details of horses,...More

Thank carlray1
Reviewed 1 week ago
Amazing Tour !!

The Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour was absolutely amazing. Vicky was our tour guide and she was so knowledgeable about the whole area and the horse farms. We are not extreme "horse lovers" but found this tour to be very enjoyable. We learned a lot about...More

1  Thank KristieHJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Our guide Matt made the tour

What a great tour today. My husband and I know very little about horses but wanted to learn more about this vital industry for Kentucky. Our guide Matt made the day terrific. He clearly loves horses and horse farms and told us all about the...More

2  Thank Susan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lucky day to tour!

The Thoroughbred Heritage Tour was so much fun. Our tour guide was Matt. He was very personable and loaded with stories and information and gave us plenty of time to enjoy each stop. While at Keeneland we were lucky enough to talk with a jockey...More

Thank Martha L
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Response from Janet O | Reviewed this property |
I would contact them. It was an extended van but I don't know their riles about strollers and car seats.
15 April 2018|
Response from Kimberly B | Reviewed this property |
The tour really doesn't change when it's raining. Some of the sights are indoors, but many are outside, so just dress for the rain, bring an umbrella because you will be standing outside.
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