On-Site Experience Guide

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

Sale Schedule

Friday, Nov. 6 – Saturday, Nov. 7

Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland

Friday, Nov. 6 – Sunday, Nov. 8

Preview Days

Monday, Nov. 9

Book 1 | Sale begins daily at noon

Tuesday, Nov. 10 – Wednesday, Nov. 11

Book 2 | Sale begins daily at 10 AM

Thursday, Nov. 12 - Friday, Nov. 13

Book 3 | Sale begins daily at 10 AM

Saturday, Nov. 14 - Sunday, Nov. 15

Book 4 | Sale begins daily at 10 AM

Monday, Nov. 16 - Wednesday, Nov. 18

Book 5 | Sale begins daily at 10 AM


For your convenience, Keeneland Hospitality is pleased to offer a diverse selection of top-notch culinary offerings within and in close proximity to the sales pavilion. Enjoy an a la carte dining experience in the Phoenix Room or take advantage of our new carry-out service.

Keeneland is also pleased to offer a range of new options within the pavilion including fresh sushi, a soup and sandwich bar and more. Explore all of our new offerings on an interactive map of all food and dining locations on the Keeneland grounds.

Torta Cubano sandwich.
Bowl of Creole Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya Rice.
Falafel wrap.

Phoenix Room

The Phoenix Room features a curated a là carte menu available for dine-in service, as well as newly implemented to-go ordering. Dine on daily rotating hot offerings, such as the Kentucky Hot Brown, Slow Smoked Beef Brisket and Maine Lobster Rolls, with fresh salad offerings such as our Chicken Grain Bowl, Chimichurri Grilled Prawn Salad and Fall Kale Salad.

New for 2020, the Phoenix Room is offering to-go ordering for your convenience. To place your order, please call (859) 288-4148. To pick up your order from the Phoenix Room, take Elevator B to the fourth-floor.

Phoenix Room Lunch Menu

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Sunday, Nov. 15
11 AM – 2:30 PM | Lunch

Terrace Bar & Grill

Enjoy hamburgers and hot dogs fresh off the grill conveniently located just outside the Back Holding Ring. The Terrace Bar provides open-air full-bar service.

Terrace Bar & Grill Menu

Open Sunday, Nov. 8
11 AM – 4 PM I Bar and Grill*

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM – 30 Minutes After the End of the Sale I Bar*
11 AM – 5 PM I Grill

*Weather permitting

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 Friday, Nov. 6 - Wednesday, Nov. 18
5 AM – 5 PM | Breakfast & Lunch

Track Kitchen To-Go Orders  

New for the November Breeding Stock Sale, the Keeneland Track Kitchen introduces an online ordering system. Breakfast and lunch offerings are available for pre-order. Order online at least 12 hours in advance to request pick-up or delivery to your barn.

Available Sunday, November 8th - Wednesday, November 18th

Track Kitchen Pick-Up
6 AM - 9 AM | Breakfast
11 AM - 2 PM | Lunch

Track Kitchen Delivery
7 AM - 9 AM | Breakfast
11 AM - 2 PM | Lunch

Place your order online

Show Barn Bar

Offering safe, open-air bar service, the Show Barn Bar is located on the far-left side of the Show Barn, near Barn 18.

Show Bar Barn Menu

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM - 30 Minutes After the End of Sale | Bar*

*Weather permitting

Brick Patio Bar

Be welcomed to the Sales Pavilion by this new offering for the 2020 November Sale, located under a tent at the entrance of the pavilion. Enjoy cocktails and light bar fare at this convenient location. 

Brick Patio Bar Menu

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM - 5 PM | Bar

Limestone Café  

The Limestone Café is offering a newly expanded menu, including breakfast and lunch offerings. Stop by for grab-and-go options, breakfast, or rotating daily hot sandwiches and fresh salads for lunch. The Limestone Café will offer complimentary coffee and hot tea throughout the day for your convenience.

Limestone Café Menu

Open Sunday, Nov. 8 
7 AM - 11 AM | Breakfast
11 AM - 4 PM | Lunch

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
7 AM - 11 AM | Breakfast
11 AM - End of Sale | Lunch

Cajun Station at the Limestone Bar

New for 2020, the Limestone Bar will offer Cajun- favorites like red beans and rice, jambalaya, and a muffuletta sandwich, as well fresh items selections like blackened chicken salad and a citrus poached gulf shrimp sandwich. 

Cajun Station at the Limestone Bar Menu

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM - End of Sale | Lunch

Pavilion Bar  

New for 2020, the Pavilion Bar will be offering fresh sushi and sashimi, grab and go snacks, and a full bar. Located in the Sales Pavilion, the Pavilion Bar is the perfect place to relax, grab a bite and order a drink.

Pavilion Bar Menu

Open Sunday, Nov. 8
11 AM - 4 PM I Lunch

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM –  30 Minutes After the End of the Sale I Lunch

The Gavel

Located past the Pavilion Bar, The Gavel will offer warm breakfast in the morning, with a rotating soup bar during the afternoon. Stop by for Keeneland Burgoo and grilled cheese served daily, along with two rotating soup options.

The Gavel Menu

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
8 AM - 11 AM | Breakfast
11 AM – End of Sale I Lunch

Food Trucks

Enjoy local food trucks adjacent to the Sale Pavilion. Options will rotate daily throughout the week, providing a variety of made-to-order selections for lunch.

Food Truck Schedule

Open Monday, Nov. 9 – Wednesday, Nov. 18
11 AM – 3 PM | Lunch

Complimentary Beverages  

Complimentary bottled water is available daily in the Sales Pavilion hallway and various locations throughout the barns.

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

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


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.

Internet Access and Business Services

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 November Breeding Stock Sale. Patrons may self-park in any parking spot that is not marked as reserved.

Golf Cart Shuttles

For your convenience, golf cart shuttles are available throughout the grounds beginning November 8th thru November 18th. 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.


We are delighted to offer 20% off merchandise at The Keeneland Shop and Keeneland Mercantile.

Interior of the Keeneland Shop, filled with bright blue, pink, and pastel shirts and silver drinkware.

The Keeneland Shop 

Located adjacent to the Paddock and featuring select pieces from local and national designers. All guests are required to wear a mask and maintaining social distancing while inside the Shop.

Sunday – Saturday I 9 AM – 5 PM  


Rows of Moscow Mule drink mix and copper mugs.

Shop & Drop 

This complimentary service at The Keeneland Shop will allow you to leave your purchases in a safe location while you enjoy the sale.

Keeneland Mercantile sign outside of the building the shop is in.

Keeneland Mercantile  

Lexington’s newest retail destination features beautifully crafted goods from throughout the South, reflecting the best of what our region, our tradition and our craftsmen have to offer. Shop a curated selection of personal, household and consumable items at our beautiful location downtown in City Center next to Starbucks.

Monday – Saturday I 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday I Closed  


A couple admires a large painting of horses and jockeys in a gold frame.

8th Annual Sporting Art Auction

This auction represents an inspired collaboration between Keeneland and the country’s premier gallery of fine sporting art and contemporary British figurative painting. The auction will be conducted online this year due to COVID protocols. A portion of the works is available for viewing while you are on-site in the Keeneland Sales Pavilion, with a larger portion of works available for viewing beginning October 26 at Cross Gate Gallery, Monday - Friday from 9AM -5:30 PM or by appointment.

For any questions regarding viewing, please contact (859) 233-3856 or info@thesportingartauction.com.

Sunday, Nov. 22 I 12:00 PM