Events

2023 Virginia Racing

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Feb. 14 & 15 – VTA Stallion Auction

Mar. 4 – Rappahannock Point-to-Point at the Hill in Boston, VA

Mar. 18 – Warrenton Hunt Point-to-Point at Airlie Racecourse

Mar. 25 – Piedmont Fox Hounds Point-to-Point at Salem Course in Upperville

Apr. 1 – Opening day of Shenandoah Downs 7-week spring harness racing season in Woodstock

Apr. 8 – Old Dominion Hounds Point-to-Point at Ben Venue Farm

Apr. 16 – Blue Ridge Hunt Point-to-Point at Woodley Farm in Berryville

Apr. 22 – Middleburg Spring Races at Glenwood Park

Apr. 23 – Loudoun Hunt Point-to-Point at Morven Park in Leesburg

Apr. 29 – Foxfield Steeplechase Races in Charlottesville

Apr. 30 – Middleburg Hunt Point-to-Point at Glenwood Park

May 6 – Kentucky Derby Day

May 6 – Virginia Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow in The Plains

May 14 – Closing day of Shenandoah Downs spring harness racing season in Woodstock

May 20 – Preakness Stakes

Jun. 11 – Belmont Stakes Day     

Jul. 13 – Opening day of Colonial Downs 9-week thoroughbred racing season in New Kent

Aug. 30 – Opening day of Shenandoah County Fair 4-day harness racing meet in Woodstock

Sep. 9 – Virginia Derby Day at Colonial Downs/Closing day of racing season 

Oct. 1 – Foxfield Fall Races in Charlottesville

Oct. 7 – Middleburg Fall Races at Glenwood Park

Oct. 28 – International Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow in The Plains

Nov. 4 – Montpelier Hunt Races at James Madison’s Montpelier