Kentucky Downs is home of North America’s only all-turf flat racing thoroughbred track. Originally called the Dueling Grounds in reference to a nearby site that was famous for pistol duels in the 1800′s. Kentucky Downs is now the place to see competitors of the highest caliber spar on the track.
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Located in Franklin, Kentucky, Kentucky Downs is near the Kentucky-Tennessee border. Its Fall Meet takes place during the month of September with the highlight being the Grade 3 $500,000 Kentucky Cup Turf Festival.
Kentucky Downs has one main track: