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8th Annual Keeneland Cocktail Brunch

Garden & Gun hosted its eighth annual Keeneland Cocktail Brunch on October 6 at Keene Place in Lexington, Kentucky. Guests celebrated the opening weekend of Keeneland’s Fall Meet with live music from Lindsay Ellyn and Taylor Alexander, Patrón specialty cocktails, and a Southern brunch, followed by exclusive viewing of the races at the Keeneland Clubhouse.

Special thanks to:

Patrón Tequila

Moore & Giles


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The eighth annual G&G Keeneland Cocktail Brunch takes place at the historic Keene Place Mansion.

Guests are welcomed inside with the Patrón Perfecta-Mary: Patrón Añejo Tequila, Bloody Mary mix, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, celery salt, lime juice, and olive brine.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Guests arrive in style as they gear up for a day at the races.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Brunch favorites such as the late summer tomato panzanella are enjoyed throughout the morning.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Nashville’s Lindsay Ellyn sets the mood with crowd-pleasing favorites.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Betologists advise the crowd on how to bet on their race-day favorites.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Patrón guests, from left: Reggie and Nancy Oates and Janet and Joe Riley, celebrate opening weekend of the races.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Families and friends travel to Kentucky from across the country to enjoy a G&G favorite event.

photo: Amanda Hacker

Cheers to a wonderful brunch with our readers at Keeneland!

photo: Amanda Hacker

Following the brunch, the crowd heads to the Keeneland Clubhouse for an exclusive view of the afternoon races.

To wrap up the day, G&G’s Christian Bryant presents the trophy to the winning horse of the first stakes race of the day, the Woodford Race.

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