Race Day Schedule

2023 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

11:30AM - Opening Ceremony Performances:

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

12:35PM - Second Race
The Steeoplethon
presentd by Riverbed Technology

1:10PM - Third Race
The Allowance Hurdle

1:45PM - Fourth Race
The David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial Hurdle Handicap
presented by Brown Advisory

2:00PM - Hat Contest beings at the Paddock

2:20PM - Fifth Race
The International Gold Cup
presented by the Virginia Gold Cup Association

2:50PM - Hat & Tailgate contest winners announced

3:00PM - Sixth Race
Raitings Handicap Hurdle
presented by the VHBPA

3:40PM - Seventh Race
Maiden Claiming Hurdle
presented by the VTA

4:30PM - Betting Stations Close

5:00PM - Gates Close

Race Sponsors

Virginia Equine Alliance Brown Advisory VTA Riverbed HBPA