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KENTUCKY DOWNS RACE COURSE

Region Franklin, Kentucky - Caves, Lakes & Corvettes
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5629 Nashville Rd.
Franklin, KY 42135

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Kentucky Downs is the only all-turf flat racing thoroughbred track in North America. Live races are held in September - this year dates will be 7,  11, 14, 18 and 25.  the newest thing in horse racing is "Instant Racing" a hybrid between slot machines and parimutuel wagering where bettors play at a terminal using historical racing data and video.  Kentucky downs also has simulcast racing from various tracks around the country over 300 days a year. If you get hungry "The Carvery" serves gourmet sandwiches, soup, baked potatoes, desserts and there's also a salad bar plus a fully stocked bar.  In addition to racing, bingo is played every day.  Rooms are available -large or small- for private parties, receptions, meetings, weddings/receptions, etc.
AMENITIES
  • Bus Parking
  • Handicapped Access
GETTING HERE
From I-65 exit 2, go south on 31W (Nashville Road) 1 mile. Kentucky Downs is on the right.
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