Nestled among the rolling hills of the Bluegrass, we offer an exceptional event 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 Jackson at, or call (859) 293-1853. Click each image to see a photo gallery of that space.

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Wedding Reception

Stableview Hall – Packages starting at $1,525
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 $1,275
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.


Conference Room

Conference Room – $225
Seats up to 30

Groups looking for a nice, quiet atmosphere to hold small-scale meetings will definitely be interested in our Conference Room. Ideal for board meetings, staff meetings, seminars and other small events, our conference room is perfect.

There is an 18% service charge and 6% sales tax on all room rental fees.

*Please note that prices may change without notice until a contract is signed

Our newest area called The Paddock is under construction and will open Spring 2016! For more information or to schedule an appointment to see the new space, please call (859) 293-1853.

The Paddock Rendering


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