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Rolex Keeneland Tour 7am Friday 4/26

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  • Rolex Keeneland Tour 7am Friday 4/26

    Friday 4/26 at 7am. Tour from 7-8 will finish in the track kitchen and allow time for breakfast before heading to the first ride at the KHP at 10am. The tour is free (tips are certainly appreciated though!), be prepared to walk A LOT, dress warmly, and wear shoes that you are comfortable getting dirty. My cell is 615 969 8994. RSVPing is fine but not required. Call/text if you get lost, are running late, or have any questions.
    Refer to map above. Red circle indicates gate to enter, blue circle indicates parking area and grandstand entry point. We will meet by south gate (marked by blue circle). Parking is free and unrestricted at that hour of morning. I look forward to seeing and meeting you all!
    Last edited by olympicdreams04; Apr. 24, 2013, 03:05 PM.
    "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."

  • #2
    I (sadly) missed it last year. What are the details? Would love an inside peak this year!
    Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

    The Grove at Five Points


    • #3
      I'd be down if it fits my schedule. Sounds like fun!


      • #4
        We went last year. It was chilly, but worth every shivering moment! Highly recommend going if you can make it!!

        Thanks olympicdreams for offering to chaperone again this year.
        "And now," cried Max, "let the wild rumpus start!"


        • #5
          Awesome - you have a PM!!
          You can't fix stupid.


          • #6
            Giving this a bump. WELL WORTH IT. Wish my budget this year allowed me to go. Alas, yet another root canal wiped out the Rolex ticket fund....
            Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
            Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)


            • #7
              Might be interested depending on when. Thanks!!
              Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Goethe


              • #8
                Oh, that sounds more fun than Rolex.

                I could do this, I think. If I can ever get out of Laramie. I'm en route to Nashville but now stranded in WY in a snow/windstorm.


                • #9
                  Oh dear. Did you get out of Wyoming? My mother is headed toward Reno...
                  Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                  Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)


                  • #10
                    We would definitely be interested -- we'll be there on Thursday for the races, but could possibly do another day, depending on the time. Thanks!
                    Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson


                    • Original Poster

                      I haven't forgotten you guys. Looking like Friday morning 6am. How does that work for everyone?
                      "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by olympicdreams04 View Post
                        I haven't forgotten you guys. Looking like Friday morning 6am. How does that work for everyone?
                        Checking with my friends and will get back to you. For me, sounds great!


                        • #13
                          I am in if I can get use of one of our cars, tried to go before but my housemates wouldn't get up that early, this year will just go without them, they can meet me there for breakfast when they get up.


                          • #14
                            Count four of us in! Where do we meet? I will PM you with details.


                            • #15
                              I am driving down from Chicagoland Thursday night/Fri AM. My target arrival time will now be 6AM. Is there a spot that we should meet? This sounds like such a neat opportunity! Thank you for offering to be our guide!


                              • #16
                                okay Friday 6 am, where to meet exactly? thanks!


                                • #17
                                  I would love to go, but after getting up at 4:00 am on Thursday to drive to KY, I don't know if I will have the energy to be at Keenelnad at 6:00 am Friday, and then make it through the whole day at Rolex that day. But I am going to try! Where at Keeneland will the group be meeting?
                                  Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson


                                  • Original Poster

                                    "Gallop as if you were to die tomorrow, jump as if you were to live forever."


                                    • #19
                                      Yay! Thanks so much!
                                      Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion.... ~ Emerson


                                      • #20
                                        Cool. 2 more?

                                        Can't wait! Meet up is where at 7?
                                        Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                        The Grove at Five Points