Private Horse Farm Tour

Date: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Sunday

Time: Full Day

Pricing: Only available with Official Derby Experiences Package Purchase. Please contact us for pricing.

The knowledgeable guides will make sure that you don't miss a hoofbeat!

Experience why Kentucky is world-famous! This fun and informative tour takes you through the heart and soul of Kentucky's Bluegrass horse country. See a world-class private farm that is home to current and future Derby stars and studs. Tour the ivy covered grounds of Keeneland race course, also home to the planet's most expensive horse auction. Take a peek at the horse farm lifestyle as we take you behind the scenes to explore a working horse farm and visit with their famous stallions.

The goal is to take you inside the plank fences and down the shady lanes of Central Kentucky. You will see horses after their racing careers are over, in-foal broodmares, weanlings, yearlings and newborn foals. You will also have an opportunity to walk through the ultra-modern barns and you don't even have to clean a stall!

Inclusions

Visit a Stallion Barn.

​You will have the opportunity to meet the grooms that are responsible for these famous horses. Sample farm destinations below. Actual horse farm locations subject to change:

WinStar Farm
the 1,700 acre property is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has bred the likes of 2010 Kentucky Derby Winner, Super Saver. The farm is also home to 3-time sire of the year, Distorted Humor, and 2-time Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner, Tiznow. WinStar Farm houses and trains stallions, broodmares, foals and yearlings.

Pin Oak Farm
embodies excellence in Thoroughbred breeding and racing and is the home of Bob and John (G1 winner), Sky Classic (4-time champion), Cowboy Cal and more!

Ashford Stud
is home to the best young sires in America, including 2000 Kentucky Derby winner, Fusaichi Pegasus, as well as 1995 Derby winner, Thunder Gulch, and Giant's Causeway, a multiple graded stakes winner in Europe with a $300,000 stud fee.

Adena Springs
was rewarded with its seventh Eclipse Award in 2010 and is home of Breeders' Cup Classic winner, Awesome Again; 2004 Horse of the Year, Ghostzapper; Macho Uno; 2005 Kentucky Derby Winner, Giacomo, and more!

Darley America
owned by Sheikh Mohammed, is on 790 acres of beautiful rolling landscape at the historic Jonabell Farm, and is home to more than 170 thoroughbreds including Street Cry and 2007 Kentucky Derby Winner, Street Sense.

Normandy Farm
sits on 262 acres and boasts a unique L-shaped barn built to replicate a barn in Normandy, France. Normandy Farm is home to famous Thoroughbred mares and foals and the famed horse cemetery, including the historical statue of Thoroughbred champion and famous sire, Fair Play.

Tour of Keeneland Race Course, a National Historic Landmark

Kenneland uniquely serves as the world’s leading Thoroughbred auction house, where more than 19 Derby winners have been sold, in addition to a Thoroughbred race course.

Boxed Lunch

does not include alcohol

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