On-Site Experience Guide

While the 2020 September Sale will present unique challenges, Keeneland is dedicated to providing first-class services and dining to keep guests both safe and comfortable.

Sale Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 12

Preview Days

Sunday, Sept. 13 - Monday, Sept. 14

Book 1 | Sessions begin at noon

Tuesday, Sept. 15

Dark Day

Wednesday, Sept. 16 - Thursday, Sept. 17

Book 2 | Sessions begin at 10 AM

Friday, Sept. 18 - Saturday, Sept. 19

Book 3 | Sessions begin at 10 AM

Sunday, Sept. 20 - Monday, Sept. 21

Book 4 | Sessions begin at 10 AM

Tuesday, Sept. 22 - Wednesday, Sept. 23

Book 5 | Sessions begin at 10 AM

Thursday, Sept. 24 - Friday, Sept. 25

Book 6 | Sessions begin at 10 AM


Under the direction of Chef Marc Therrien, Keeneland Hospitality is pleased to offer a selection of culinary offerings to provide a variety of culinary options located throughout the grounds. Including seated meals, grab and go snacks and new for the 2020 September Sale, First Floor Grandstand lunch service featuring elevated concession menus.

Grandstand Lunch Service

Keeneland’s First Floor concessions will feature a variety of lunch options during the September Sale. Options include house smoked specialties from Blue Moon Barbeque, salads, soup and sandwiches from The Carvery and cold beverages from The Bourbon Bar. Seating is available in the Paddock and First Floor Grandstand

Open Thursday, Sept. 10 – Friday, Sept. 25
11 AM – 5 PM | First Floor Grandstand

Track Kitchen

The Track Kitchen will provide breakfast and lunch offerings with a limited dine-in capacity in accordance with current state capacity guidelines.

Open Thursday, Sept. 10 – Friday, Sept. 25
5 AM – 5 PM for breakfast & lunch

Track Kitchen To-Go Orders

Breakfast and lunch offerings for large groups are available for pre-order from the Track Kitchen. Order online at least 12 hours in advance to request delivery to your barn. Please note the Track Kitchen will no longer accept paper order forms or credit cards. 

Use the Digital Order Form to place your order online.

Pavilion Bar

The Pavilion Bar will feature cocktails and individually wrapped snacks.

Open Thursday, Sept. 10 - Saturday, Sept. 12
12 PM - 5 PM for snacks and drinks I Preview Days 

Open Sunday, Sept. 13 - Friday, Sept. 25 
12 PM - end of sale  I Sale Days 

Complimentary Beverages

Complimentary bottled water is available daily in the Sales Pavilion hallway and various locations throughout the barns. New for 2020, customers may fill personal water bottles at multiple hydration stations located throughout the sales grounds.

Coffee and tea are offered daily at the Limestone Café and at the Tincan Roaster near Barn 22 from 7 AM until 10 AM

Phoenix Room

The Phoenix Room features a curated a la carte menu available for dine-in service. Choose from salads, soups, craft sandwiches and specialty entrées. To access the Phoenix Room, take Elevator B on the First Floor Grandstand.

The Phoenix Room will be open at a limited capacity in accordance with current state capacity guidelines.

Lunch Menu (Daily Specials are subject to change)

Open Saturday, Sept. 12 – Sunday, Sept. 20
11 AM – 3 PM | The Phoenix Room

Limestone Café

The Limestone Café will operate at reduced capacity for the September Yearling Sale to allow for social distancing. Tables will be wiped down and sanitized following each patron’s use. Complimentary coffee and hot tea are available throughout the day and menu items include individually wrapped breakfast sandwiches, breakfast, and specialty coffee, tea and sweets throughout the day.

Open Thursday, Sept. 10 – Friday, Sept. 25
7 AM – end of sale | Breakfast served from 7 AM - 10:30 AM

Terrace Bar

Located on the Back Holding Ring patio, the Terrace Bar will provide open-air bar service.

Open Sunday, Sept. 13 – Friday, Sept. 25
11 AM – end of sale | *Weather permitting

Terrace Grill

Enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill from Executive Chef Marc Therrien, conveniently located just outside the Back Holding Ring.

Open Sunday, Sept. 13 – Friday, Sept. 25
11 AM – end of sale I *Weather permitting
. In the case of inclement weather, Grandstand service will remain open through the end of sale.

To ensure the safety of our patrons, The Grade 1 Grill and Northern Dancer Bar will be closed to due to social distancing limitations.


Business Center

The Business Center will operate at reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Work stations will be sanitized following each patron’s use.

Wi-Fi is available on the grounds through the “KEENELAND GUEST” network. Take advantage of complimentary business services, including charging stations, Wi-Fi and printer access.


For the health and safety of guests and employees, valet parking will not be available for the September Yearling Sale. Patrons may self-park in any parking spot that is not marked as reserved.

The Keeneland Library

The Keeneland Library will be closed to the public during the September Sale.

Golf Cart Shuttles

For your convenience, golf cart shuttles are available throughout the grounds beginning Sept. 10 thru Sept. 25. Customers are asked to sit in the back of the golf cart as use of the front seat is prohibited. Drivers will sanitize golf carts following each ride for the safety of customers.

To request a golf cart to pick you up, please call (859) 280-4356 or text “Ride” to 84700.

The Keeneland Shop

The Keeneland Shop will be open daily throughout the September Sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will operate at reduced capacity. As stated, everyone is required to wear a mask while on Keeneland’s grounds.

Text Concierge

Keeneland is committed to delivering an exceptional experience throughout the sale, to request assistance with any needs you may have during the sale text “GUESTSERVICES” to 84700.