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Calling All Cats to the Post for "see blue." Day at Keeneland


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Oct. 21, 2014) — The University of Kentucky, DanceBlue and Keeneland have teamed up to bring big blue fans the best way to kick off Homecoming Weekend! Join UK students, faculty, staff, alumni and the rest of big blue nation for “see blue.” Day at Keeneland Friday, Oct. 24.


Festivities begin with a "see blue." tailgate on The Hill at Keeneland at noon. There will be live music, food trucks and giveaways along with appearances by the Wildcat, the UK cheerleaders, DanceBlue and other special guests.

The fun will continue with live racing beginning at 1:05 p.m. Students, faculty, staff and alumni with campus identification cards or UK Alumni Association membership cards will be admitted free. General admission usually is $5. 

Students who do not want to drive to Keeneland may utilize the "see blue." Day shuttle for $1. The shuttle will begin running at 11 a.m. and will depart from Wildcat Alumni Plaza. Students who ride the shuttle will receive a free long-sleeve "see blue." Day at Keeneland T-shirt (while supplies last)!

“See blue.” Day at Keeneland is just one of many events celebrating Homecoming Week at UK. For a complete list of events, visit the Homecoming website.

Wear your UK blue and show your UK pride at “see blue.” Day at Keeneland!

Faculty and staff who are unable to attend “see blue.” Day at Keeneland because of work commitments will receive free admission on Saturday, Oct. 25, with their valid ID card.

MEDIA CONTACT: Katy Bennett,, 859-257-1909