Race Day Schedule

2021 International Gold Cup
Race Day Schedule

Schedule is subject to change based on entires race week.

10:00AM - Gates Open 

11:00AM - Officials Meeting

11:30AM - Jockeys Meeting

12:00 PM - Opening Ceremony
National Anthem - Ms. Ella Strickland

12:30PM - First Race
Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle
presented by the Virginia Equine Alliance

1:10PM - 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

1:50PM - Third Race
The Steeplethon
presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

2:00PM - Hat Contest beings at the Paddock

2:20PM - Fourth Race
The Visit Orlando Allowance Hurdle
presented by Visit Orlando

2:50PM - Fifth Race
The David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial Hurdle Handicap
presented by The Virginia Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association
 

3:20PM - Hat Contest Winners Announced

3:40PM - Sixth Race
The International Gold Cup
presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

4:20PM - Seventh Race
Ratings Handicap Hurdle


4:50PM - Eighth Race
Maiden Claiming Hurdle

5:30PM - Betting Stations Close

6:00PM - Gates Close
 

 

 

 

 

Race Sponsors

HBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance Brown Advisory