Tickets/Tailgating

Attending the High Hope Steeplechase has become an annual tradition for many families, groups and corporations. Has also become a Lexington tailgating favorite! There are several types of seating for options for the event. Please refer to the map below for guidance. All tickets purchased after May 10th will be available for pick up at the Will Call Tent at the Campground Entrance on Sunday, May 21.

  • Corporate Entertainment Tent $2,500
  • Premium Tailgating $600
  • Preferred Tailgating $300-$350
  • Members' Pavilion $130 per person, $220 per couple, or $1,100 for a table of ten
  • Lawn Box $125
  • General Admission $30 (GA Tickets can be purchased on Race Day at the Gate)
  • High Hope Picnic Basket $225

All tickets purchased after May 15th can be picked up at the Will Call Tent at the Campground Entrance on Sunday.
Gates open at 11:00am.

Admits 40. Includes one 20’x20’ tent, two (8’) tables, 40 chairs and twenty preferred parking passes. Food and beverages not included. Contact the Kentucky Horse Park at 859-281-7996 for catering service.

Reserve a premium tailgating spot located at the start line or in the infield by the finish line. Food and beverages are not included. All tailgaters are welcome to bring their own food and beverages, or purchase a High Hope Picnic Basket. Up to seven people per vehicle included with ticket price. Additional guest parking passes can be purchased for $30. Call 859-967-9444 for additional passes.

Participate in the Tailgate Competition! Two prizes awarded: Best Decorated Space and Best Menu. Each will will receive a gift certificate courtesy of our tailgate competition sponsor!

Reserve a first or second row preferred tailgating spot. Food and beverages are not included. All tailgaters are welcome to bring their own food and beverages, or purchase a High Hope Picnic Basket. Up to seven people per vehicle included with ticket price. Additional guest parking passes can be purchased for $30. Call 859-967-9444 for additional passes.

Participate in the Tailgate Competition! Two prizes awarded: Best Decorated Space and Best Menu. Each will will receive a gift certificate courtesy of our tailgate competition sponsor!

Ticket includes event admission, reserved seating in tent atop the terrace at the finish line, an official event program, one preferred parking pass, Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar, wine, beer, soft drinks and gourmet lunch buffet.

Admits 8. Reservation includes one lawn box at the finish line, one (8’) table, eight chairs and two preferred parking pass. Bring your own food and beverages or purchase a High Hope Picnic Basket!

General admission cost $30 per one personal vehicle, with up to seven people per vehicle. Food and beverage not included. All tailgaters are welcome to bring their own food and beverages or purchase a High Hope Picnic Basket! General admission spaces are first come, first served. No RV’s or buses allowed.

$225: Includes lunch for eight people.

(Example Menu)

  • Two bottles of wine
  • Garden Greens Salad with fresh vegetables, herb croutons and assorted dressings
  • Caprese Salad with fresh mozzarella, basil chiffonade and honey balsamic
  • Pasta Salad with spinach, feta and orzo
  • Red Skin Potato Salad with sour cream and fresh chive
  • Basil Pesto Chicken Salad Ciabatta and Smoked Beef Brisket Brioche with white cheddar and roasted red peppers
  • Chef’s fresh baked cookies

 

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