April Horses of Racing Age Sale​

​After the Races | Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.​

Approved Supplements will continue to be accepted until sale date

Follow the Action

With all eyes on Keeneland this Spring, make plans to attend the April Horses of Racing Age Sale on the closing day of Keeneland’s Spring Meet on Friday, April 29.

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The Day's Events

Enjoy an afternoon of world-class racing to be followed by a unique sales experience, only at historic Keeneland.

Friday, April 29
12:30 p.m. first post

Closing Day Feature: Bewitch S. (G3)
4:07 p.m.

Final race 
5:09 p.m.

Sale begins 
6:30 p.m.

Opportunity Awaits

Keeneland has a proven record of success on the racetrack, and the April Sale is no exception. Buyers travel to Keeneland in search of racing opportunities, and the timing of the Keeneland April sale offers the perfect transition to summer racing.

Notable recent graduates of the April Sale include Grade 1 winner and millionaire Higher Power who went on to victory in the Pacific Classic (G1). 

The horse Higher Power racing
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Remote Bidding

Keeneland offers buyers several bidding opportunities, ensuring a world-class experience no matter your location. In addition to in-person bidding, buyers may register for real-time bidding online or by phone through The Keeneland Sales Portal.

Access and bid on the auction in real-time through Keeneland's online bidding service.

By Phone
​Expanded phone bidding is available to buyers during the sale.


Be Our Guest

Make note of these helpful details to assist your visit to the Keeneland April Sale.

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Pavilion Dining
Dining will be available in the Limestone Café and Pavilion Bar from 5 p.m. to the end of sale

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Parking for Sale
Day-of sale participants may park in rows 24-25 during the race day by showing a KHRC license. Consignors may park in the parking lot adjacent Barns 9-10. Golf carts will make frequent stops to provide
rides to sale participants.

Call (859) 288-4356 to request a ride.
No valet parking will be available at the Pavilion due to race day traffic, but golf carts will be available for those who have valeted in the Clubhouse.

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The Repository will be open Friday, April 29 at 8 a.m. Viewing stations will be available, but we highly encourage sales clients access the Repository remotely.

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Race Day Accommodations
Should you be attending the April Sale and would like to place a request for race day accommodations, please reach out to Morgan Richardson for Horsemen Hospitality at mrichardson@keeneland.com.

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COVID-19 Protocols
Keeneland encourages vaccinations for all eligible individuals. With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing and based on CDC, state and local guidance, masks are recommended indoors regardless of vaccination
status. For your safety, hand sanitizer are available throughout the grounds.

Man at horse auction

Sale Schedule
Preview Days
Thursday, April 28
and Friday, April 29
Sale Day
Friday, April 29 at 6:30 p.m.