Nestled among the rolling hills of the Bluegrass, we offer an exceptional wedding venue, advantageous location, informative and fun tourist activities, convenient parking, and an experienced staff to assist you with all of your planning stages.

The Thoroughbred Center and its professional staff of planners cater to the success of their clients and visitors by providing a feeling of hospitality and comfort. Whether here on business or pleasure, the Center is the ideal location in a city known for its diversity and charming traditions.

Listed below are our event spaces. Availability changes frequently so be sure to contact our event coordinator, Amy Hudson at, or call (859) 293-1853. Click each image to see a photo gallery of that space.

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Unveiling of the Thoroughbred Center’s new outdoor wedding venue The Paddock in Lexington, Kentucky. Photos by: Kevin and Anna Photography

The Paddock – Packages starting at $1,425
Seats up to 200

Our newest area called The Paddock debuted in May 2016! If you’re interested in an outdoor wedding and reception, there is no other space like it in Lexington. We’ve taken the outdoor reception to the next level by incorporating indoor amenities such as climate-controlled dressing rooms, prep kitchen and bathrooms. No need for generators, you have electricity outside too! Add a tent if you’d like some cover or dance the night away under the stars.

Wedding Reception

Stableview Hall – Packages starting at $1,200
Seats up to 500

The unique and rustic Stableview Hall, the casual barn-like atmosphere clearly defines the Center’s central location in the heart of the Thoroughbred industry. Supplied with a bar, this party area has become the best facility around for wedding receptions, barbecues, reunions, company parties/picnics and many other social events. This room seats up to 500.


Wedding Reception

Horseman’s Lounge –  Packages starting at $950
Seats up to 200

The equestrian-themed, formal Horseman’s Lounge is 2,400 square feet of elegance. Complete with its magnificent chandelier, working brick fireplace, adjoining kitchen and bar, this room is ideal for banquets, weddings, wedding receptions, formals, proms, company parties, small business meetings and more. This room seats up to 200.


The Thoroughbred Center - Pavilion

Pavilion – $1,000
Seats up to 920

We have several event spaces to welcome a wide range of events. The Center’s sales Pavilion, or 920-seat auditorium, was originally built for horse auctions with the idea in mind to accommodate conventions, corporate meetings, conferences, seminars, concerts, theatre productions and other special events.

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The Thoroughbred Center
The Thoroughbred Center