Race Day Schedule

2018 International Gold Cup
Race Day Schedule

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

 

10:00 AM
Gates open to the Public - Betting Stations Open

10:30 AM
Concession Areas Open

11:00 AM
Terrier Race Exhibition
Presented by Fauquier County Department of Economic Development
Terrier Gifts Presented by Big Dog Pots Pottery

11:30 AM
Officials Meeting

11:45 AM
Opening Ceremony Performances:
National Anthem - 
Color Guard: Libery High School JROTC

11:55 PM
Tailgate Contest Begins
 

12:00 PM
First Race
Sport of Kings Maiden Hurdle
Presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance
 

12:45
Second Race
The Steeplethon
Presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association
 

1:30 PM
Third Race
The Orlando Heart of the District's Allowance Hurdle
Presented by OCCC Co-Op Heart of the District
 

2:15 PM
Fourth Race
The Zeke Ferguson Memorial
Presented by the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association
 

2:30 PM
Hat Contest begins at Paddock
 

3:00 PM 
Fifth Race
The International Gold Cup
Presented by The Virginia Gold Cup Association
 

3:35 PM
Tailgate & Hat Contest Winners Announced

3:45 PM
Sixth Race
The VHBPA Maiden Flat
Presented by the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association
 

4:20 PM
Seventh Race
The VHBPA Maiden Flat
Presented by the Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent & Protective Association
 

4:50 PM
Eighth Race
The Old Dominion Turf Championship
Presented by The Virginia Thoroughbred Association & The Virginia Breeders Fund
 

4:45 PM
Concessions Close

5:30 PM
Betting Stations Close

6:00 PM
Gates Close


 


 

 

 

 

Race Sponsors

HBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance OCCC Co-Op