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Sunrise Trackside

Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, Keeneland Race Course

Sunrise Trackside is a free, family friendly event that begins at 7:00 a.m. with Breakfast With the Works (until 8:30 a.m.), where patrons can enjoy breakfast while horses train on the main track. Listen to trackside commentary about the history of Keeneland, current activities at the track and how Thoroughbreds train between races. You might even see a Kentucky Derby hopeful or another well-known horse on the track.

Events continue with children’s activities in the Kids Club Corner (7:30 - 9:30 a.m.). Guided walking tours depart from the welcome stand near the Paddock (7:30-10:00 a.m.) and a demonstration from the Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center will begin in the Paddock at 9 a.m.

This Saturday, families can take photos with a life size, cut out of Secretariat – during Sunrise Trackside from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and be front row for the Secretariat Bronze Monument unveiling outside the main entrance of the Sales Pavilion at 10:45 AM before heading to the races!


Secretariat Festival

October 12-13, 2019, Keeneland Race Course

The 2019 Secretariat Festival, celebrating the unveiling of the Lexington, Kentucky Secretariat Bronze Monument, is planned for Oct. 12-13 and will be based at beautiful Keeneland Race Course. The weekend will offer a picture-perfect autumn backdrop where fans can gather to share the legacy of Secretariat and experience the Bluegrass region’s rich Thoroughbred heritage and live racing at one of Kentucky’s legendary racetracks. (continue reading at the link below)

MMSC will have a table at this year’s Secretariat Festival, so stop by to say hi and learn how to be a jockey on the Equicizer!