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The Red Mile

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1200 Red Mile Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-2652
+1 859-255-0752
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Lots of Fun

We had a fun day at the races and met some nice people. If you enjoy this type of horse... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gaineville Texas, United States
Historic One-Miler

The Lexington Red Mile was the scene of many classic harness races and time trials and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mel S
Oneonta, New York
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“harness racing” (23 reviews)
“grand circuit” (5 reviews)
“live racing” (8 reviews)
1200 Red Mile Rd, Lexington, KY 40504-2652
+1 859-255-0752
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fun day at the races and met some nice people. If you enjoy this type of horse racing the track is a good place to go. There was plenty of parking and the park is easy to find.

Thank sarahgK1771WS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lexington Red Mile was the scene of many classic harness races and time trials and is distinguished as one of the few full-mile harness tracks in the country. The track was not running in October, but the on-site Casino was open and betting windows...More

Thank Mel S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great for all ages, less formal than Keeneland. Great track, easier to bet and win than Keeneland, too. (smaller races) Recently expanded with "gambling" facility.

Thank leslieb796
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Long established for harness racing and still has original feel. High quality grand circuit racing in early October during the yearling sales and occasionally at other times of year when open. Highly recommend for a fun and relaxing afternoon at the races.

Thank Cottonb19
Reviewed 29 October 2017

If you like horse racing & history, this is a place to see. Make sure you go during live racing. I won't get into the harness / thoroughbred debate. Lets just say this is modern chariot racing. I am glad I was there many times...More

Thank Steve T
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We watched the morning practices . Oh how exciting when the horses would pass you doing there thing. It was fun to watch as they paced along. A few were racing together and it was a thrill to see them go.

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We picked up a brochure in our hotel for "The Red Mile". It is a nice little casino and harness racing track. There is a restaurant downstairs that serve the best burgers! The service was friendly and quick. We received a "free $10" play from...More

Thank 9Buffalolady20
Reviewed 14 September 2017

but surprisingly there were not many people there on either night I went. I guess Kentuckians love their thoroughbred racing better as CD was packed in June when I was there.

Thank goldfingerCt
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Stopped by on our way out of town and were treated to watching the horses jogging. Also got to talk to one of the trainers and got invited to one of the barns to meet horses and chat. It was an unexpected treat for us...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Red Mile Casino is a nice place to visit for an hour or two of machine games. Games start as little as ten cents a line and max is $5. It is clean and spacious, handicap friendly and has a great and helpful staff....More

Thank jamesy844
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6 October 2017|
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Response from Allen K | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I do know that myself and my wife have NEVER done any good there. The harness racing is going on right now and is way more fun than the machines anyway.
Kathy-Kate M
22 March 2017|
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Response from connie c | Reviewed this property |
21 and over to enter
Antonio D
25 February 2017|
Response from askjules | Reviewed this property |
The machines are not your typical slot machines that you would find in a casino. The machines are based on historical thoroughbred racing results. Come and Enjoy...!