Kentucky Downs Fanduel Meet gearing up

Seven race days beginning next Thursday

FRANKLIN, Ky. – Reach in your closet and dust off your derby hats, because horse race season is here. Over in Franklin, they want you to check out their thoroughbred action. 

The Mint Gaming Hall at Kentucky Downs is proud to present their Fanduel Meet. Next week, Thursday, September 1st, kicks off their opening weekend. 

This year, they’ll have seven total racing days, one more than last year, on their all grass track.

Kentucky Downs hosts one of the most exclusive thoroughbred horse racing meets in North America, and features more than $15 million in purses.

Director of Marketing John Wholihan said, “[We have] lots of opportunities to see all this great thoroughbred action. The pageantry, all the colors, the betting. It’s your chance to make a little bit of money….We hope the weather cooperates. We’ll have a lot of fun!”

You can check out their website for all those dates, times and prices.  There are still a few pavilion tickets.