Race Day Schedule

2022 International Gold Cup
Race Day Schedule

Schedule is subject to change based on entires race week.

10:00AM - Gates Open 

11:00AM - Tailgate Contest Begins

11:30 PM - Opening Ceremony
National Anthem - Ms. Alexandra Linn Desaulniers

12:00PM - First Race
Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle
presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance

12:30PM - Second Race
Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle
(to be run if entries race week suggest a split of race one)
presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance

1:10PM - Third Race
The Steeplethon
presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

1:50PM - Fourth Race
The Allowance Hurdle


2:00PM - Hat Contest beings at the Paddock

2:20PM - Fifth Race
The David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial Hurdle Handicap
presented by Brown Advisory
 

2:50PM - Hat & Tailgate Contest Winners Announced

3:00PM - Sixth Race
The International Gold Cup
presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

3:40PM - Seventh Race
Ratings Handicap Hurdle
presented by the VHBPA


4:10PM - Eighth Race
Maiden Claiming Hurdle
presented by the VTA

5:00PM - Betting Stations Close

5: 30PM - Gates Close

 

 

 

 

Race Sponsors

HBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance Brown Advisory