Tickets: 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 and purchase tickets on the “SHOP” page!

  • Corporate Entertainment Tent $2,500

  • Premium Tailgating $600

  • Preferred Tailgating $275-$300

  • Members’ Pavilion $125 per person, $200 per couple, or $1,000 for a table of ten

  • Lawn Box $125

  • General Admission $25

  • High Hope Picnic Basket $200

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

Members’ Pavilion: Ticket includes event admission, reserved seating 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.

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

Tailgating: Reserve a premium or preferred tailgating spot or purchase general admission tickets. 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 cost per one personal vehicle with up to seven people per vehicle.

High Hope Picnic Basket (example menu) – $200: Includes lunch for eight people.

  • 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