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Following are some Frequently Asked Questions about racing at Keeneland.

Do horses race in bad weather?

  • Racing is rarely canceled due to rain. However, the safety of the horses and riders is our first priority so occassionally a race is delayed to allow bad weather to pass through the area.

How many races does Keeneland run each day?

  • Keeneland normally runs between eight and ten races each day. Post time of the first race each day is 1:05 p.m. (all times ET). Races are run approximately every 30 minutes. Visit keeneland.com/posttimes for the daily schedule during the race meet.

What days of the week does Keeneland race?

  • Keeneland races Wednesdays through Sundays, with no racing on Mondays or Tuesdays.

What time do mutuel windows open on a race days?

  • Mutuel windows open by 12:30 p.m. on race days.

When does Keeneland have live racing?

  • Keeneland has live racing every April and October.

When is Keeneland’s post time on race days?

  • The post time for the first race is 1:05 p.m. Gates open at 11 a.m.