Race Day Schedule

2018 International Gold Cup
Race Day 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 JRROTC

11:55 PM
Tailgate Contest Begins

12:00 PM
First Race

Second Race

1:30 PM
Third Race

2:15 PM
Fourth Race

2:30 PM
Hat Contest begins at Paddock

3:00 PM 
Fifth Race

3:35 PM
Tailgate & Hat Contest Winners Announced

3:45 PM
Sixth Race

4:15 PM
Seventh Race

4:45 PM
Eighth Race

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