Race Day Schedule

2019 International Gold Cup
Race Day Schedule

updated 10.9.19


10:00 AM
Gates open to the Public - Betting Stations Open

10:30 AM
Concession Areas Open

12:00 PM
Terrier Race Exhibition
Presented by Fauquier County Department of Economic Development
Terrier Gifts Presented by Big Dog Pots Pottery

12:30 AM
Officials Meeting

12:45 AM
Opening Ceremony Performances:
National Anthem - Bitsy Watson
Color Guard: Libery High School JROTC

1:00 PM
First Race
Sport of Kings Maiden Hurdle
Presented by VHBPA

1:15 PM
Tailgate Contest begins

1:30 PM 
Second Race
Ratings Handicap Hurdle
Presented by the National Steeplechase Association

2:15 PM 
Third Race
The Steeplethon
Presented by VGCA

3:00 PM
Fourth Race
The Heart of the District Orlando Allowance Hurdle
Presented by Heart of the District Orlando

3:30 PM 
Fifth Race
The David L. "Zeke" Ferguson Memorial Hurdle Handicap
Presented by the VHBPA

3:50 PM
Hat Contest begins at Paddock

4:15 PM
Sixth Race
The International Gold Cup
Presented by the VGCA

4:45 PM
Tailgate & Hat Contest Winners Announced
Concession Areas Close

5:00 PM
Seventh Race
The Old Dominion Turf
Presented by the VHBPA

5:15 PM
Betting Stations Close

6:00 PM
Gates Close






Race Sponsors

HBPA VTA Virginia Equine Alliance OCCC Co-Op