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Kentucky Downs

5629 Nashville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-6995
+1 270-586-7778
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This place is a gem!

My two favorite things to do - slots and bingo all wrapped into a nice facility in Franklin... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Once a year horse racing.

Only five days of racing a year in September. Millions given away with some of the countries best... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elkton, Maryland
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good19%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible10%
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“horse racing” (6 reviews)
“non smokers” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 04:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
5629 Nashville Rd, Franklin, KY 42134-6995
+1 270-586-7778
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My two favorite things to do - slots and bingo all wrapped into a nice facility in Franklin, KY...this place was so fun. There is a bar and when I went (Saturday night), they had a live band. The bingo was fun and quick (keep...More

Thank TravelingB2001
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only five days of racing a year in September. Millions given away with some of the countries best horses. European type course only one in the USA. There is also a Casino here but I'm not here for that but am told it's newly renovated.

Thank coopervanning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We paid $50 each for the 'Directors Club' seating and buffet. WHAT A RIP!!!!! The food entrée's were barely lukewarm (roast beef and chicken breasts) . The iced tea ran out at 3:00 PM and was never refilled. The guests remaining had dwindled down to...More

Thank rdurkis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One word? Heinous! That sums it up. Smoke so thick you could cut it with a knife (and then use it to slit your wrists for ever stopping here). I swear I'll probably get cancer just from spending 1 hour in this place. Low ceilings...More

4  Thank jnails1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to several Casinos over the last year, mostly Indiana Casinos along the Ohio river. This is not like them. Sure they have video "slot" machines which they call them something else but I had no luck at all on them. Now there is...More

2  Thank stephenfA7178VC
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a place that looks like fun but is not. The machines are all the same, and way too tight. We expected smoke, That is a given. The place is run down, yes renovations are showing, but the outside and inside are just in...More

4  Thank Page P
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Slot machines are very tight and are not like machines you find in a usual casino. Drinks seemed plentiful. Probably more fun if horse racing is going on.

2  Thank busedteach
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had a kid free night and couldn't wait to go check this place out. We went on a busy Saturday afternoon and spent about 15 minutes here before leaving. Although we did walk out with a little extra money we couldn't...More

5  Thank Chris S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Museum and tour was factual, interesting and exciting. You could almost feelt he horses running. Guides are friendly informative and love their job.

Thank bklyndelight
Reviewed 14 April 2017

love going here to play bingo. there normally is a large crowd. I love buying a $10 package. So much fun to play and even better to win

Thank Suebaby78
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31 July 2017|
Response from Joe C | Reviewed this property |
They have a room just off of the entrance . They have a state of the art smoke filter process
Markay F
22 November 2016|
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Response from Richard D | Reviewed this property |
Nothing but slots
Vanessa M
22 September 2016|
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Response from DrMarc9491 | Reviewed this property |
It is like any other gambling establishment. Sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. Be sensible when you play but most of all have fun. Dr. Marc PS 63"7