Activities & Race Schedule



9:00 A.M. Gates Open

12:00 P.M. Opening Ceremonies

12:30 P.M. Hat Contest & Best Dressed Contest

There will be a Hat Contest for the women and a Best Dressed Contest for the men. Judging will take place on the track near the finish line at 12:30 P.M. The winners of both will be annouced after the first race around 1:15 P.M. 

1:00 P.M. First Race - The Dixie Cup Presented by The Knox Family

(Maiden Claiming Hurdle) - Purse $15,000. Hurdle. For Maidens, Three Years Old and Upward. Three-year-olds, 138 lbs.; four-year-olds, 150 lbs.; older, 156 lbs. Claiming price $15,000. For each $2,500 to $10,000, allowed 4 lbs. Entry fee $75; $75 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $150 additional to start. Two Miles and One Quarter over National Fences. 

1:30 P.M. Second Race

(Maiden Hurdle) - Purse $25,000. Hurdle. For Maidens, Three Years Old and Upward. Three-years-olds, 136 lbs.; four-year-olds, 148 lbs.; older, 154 lbs. Entry fee $125; $125 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $250 additional to start. Two Miles and One Quater over National Fences. 

1:45 P.M. Best Tailgate Contest  

There will be a Tailgate Contest for all those who have purchased a tailgate spot. The winner will be annouced after the second race around 1:45 P.M. 

2:00 P.M. Third Race 

(Three Year Old Hurdle) - Purse $25,000. Hurdle Handicap. For Three Year Olds. 148 lbs. Winners, other than claiming, 4 lbs. extra for each race won. Entry fee $125; $125 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $250 additonal to start. Two Miles and One Quarter over National Fences. 

2:30 P.M. Fourth Race - Presented by Excel Apparatus

(Allowance Hurdle) - Purse $10,000. For Four Year Olds and Upward which have never won an open hurdle stakes. To be ridden by prentice riders. Ratings weights with the highest rated horse assigned 160 lbs. with all other weights adjust accordingly based on current ratings. Entry fee $50; $50 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday with $100 additional to start. Two Miles and One Quarter over National Fences. 

3:00 P.M. Fifth Race - Presented by Snyder The Event Rental Company

(Training Flat) For Three Year Olds and Upward. Three-year-olds, 145 lbs.; older 150 lbs. Maidens allowed 5 lbs. Jump riders are eligible for applicable jump apprentice allowances. Entry fee $50. The result of this race does not count toward a horse's offical record. A $500 award to the owner and the trainer of the winner to be paid by the meet. One Mile and One Half on the Turf. 

5:00 P.M. Gates Close 

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