Race Day Schedule

2018 Race Day Schedule


10:00 AM - Gates Open to the Public
Betting & Concession Areas Open

11:00 AM - Patrol Judge Meeting

11:30 AM - Terrier Race Exhibition
Race Presented by Chantilly Air
Gifts Presented by Big Dog Pots Pottery

11:45 AM - Officials Meeting

12:00 PM - Opening Ceremony Performances
National Anthem
- Angela Knight
Color Guard - St. Andrew's Society Pipes and Drums

12:25 PM - Tailgate Contest to Begin

12:30 PM - First Race
The Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle
Presented by Marsh & McLennan Agency

1:15 PM - Second Race
The Steeplethon Stakes
Presented by M.C. Dean, Inc

2:00 PM - Third Race
The Hogan Lovells Hurdle
Presented by Hogan Lovells

2:15 PM - Hat Contest begins at Paddock
Presented by Innovation Health

2:45 PM - Fourth Race
The David Semmes Memorial
Presented by the VHBPA

3:00 PM - Tailgate & Hat Contest Winners Announced

3:30 PM - Fifth Race
The Virginia Gold Cup

Presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

4:15 PM - Sixth Race
The Secretariat Stakes

Presented by the VHBPA

4:45 PM - Seventh Race
The VHBPA Allowance Flat
Presented by the VHBPA

5:15 PM - Eighth Race
The Virginia Bred or Sired Flat
Presented by the VHBPA, VTA & VBF

6:46 PM - Kentucky Derby Post Time
Live over PA, Closed Circuit TV & Jumbotrons

7:00 PM - Gates Close






Race Sponsors

VHBPA Hogan Lovells VTA Marsh & McLennan Virginia Equine Alliance Marriott Ranch MC Dean