Race Day Schedule

2019 Race Day Schedule

Tentative 

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

11:00 AM - Patrol Judge Meeting

11:30 AM - Terrier Race Exhibition


11:45 AM - Officials Meeting

12:00 PM - Opening Ceremony Performances
National Anthem
- Angela Knight
Color Guard -

12:25 PM - Tailgate Contest to Begin

12:30 PM - First Race
The Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle

1:15 PM - Second Race
The Steeplethon Stakes

 

2:00 PM - Third Race
Ratings Handicap Hurdle


2:45 PM - Fourth Race
Race TBD


3:15 PM - Fifth Race
The David Semmes Memorial

3:30 PM - Hat Contest begins at the Paddock

 

4:00 PM - Sixth Race
The Virginia Gold Cup

 

4:20 PM - Hat & Tailgate Winners Announced
 

4:45 PM - Seventh Race
The Secretariat Stakes



5:15 PM - Eighth Race
The VHBPA Allowance Flat

 

5:45 PM - Ninth Race
The Virginia Bred or Sired Flat

 

6:50 PM - Kentucky Derby Post Time
Live over PA, Closed Circuit TV & Jumbotrons

7:30 PM - Gates Close


 

 

 

 

 

Race Sponsors

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