Local Guide to Woodford County

FRIDAY

 

May we suggest…take a leisurely drive through Old Frankfort Pike, a Kentucky Scenic Byway around Versailles/Midway.

 

PIN OAK STUD Times vary

Just down the road from Woodford Reserve! Josephine Abercrombie’s private Thoroughbred nursery where six decades of breeding, raising and racing her own stock have produced over 100 stakes winners to date. It is a 920-acre property, home to a top broodmare band of stakes-winning and stakes-producing mares.

 

LUNCH – ADDIES AT THE WOODFORD INN
Delicious Southern dining and warm smiles await you on the first floor of the historic Woodford Inn. Local and relaxing.

 

COOLMORE AT ASHFORD STUD 2:30pm – 3:30pm
Historic stone buildings and the-stuff-fairytales-are-made-of landscaping surround the elegant barns and rich roster of stallions at this American operation of Ireland-based Coolmore.

 

SATURDAY

 

KEENELAND 8:30am
The world – famous Keeneland racetrack and sales auction house is right here in the heart of Horse Country! These year-round tours are perfect for guests interested in learning about the history of Keeneland and who want an insider view of operations for both racing and sales. Book your tickets at keeneland.com.

 

WOODFORD RESERVE – 11am
What Woodford County itinerary would be complete without a visit to that other signature industry? Hop on a Distillery Tour and learn about the spirit of our state at Woodford Reserve, official sponsor of the 2018 Kentucky Derby! Stick around for lunch at Glenn’s Creek Café. Visit woodfordreserve.com for more info!

Note: This itinerary is a suggestion only and is based on a sample of what tours may be available. Each Horse Country tour requires that guests be ticketed. Tickets are available for purchase at wwww.visithorsecountry.com or by calling 859-963-1004