Virginia Gold Cup Races

Date: May 4, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  7:00 pm

Join us at the Virginia Gold Cup Races on Saturday, May 4 at Great Meadow! VTA members can receive up to four members hill at tent passes and two parking tickets. To reserve your tickets, please contact Amy Sales at amy.sales@easterassociates.com

For more information about the Virginia Gold Cup, please visit the event website: https://www.vagoldcup.com/

2019 Race Day Schedule

Tentative 

10:00 AM – Gates Open to the Public
Betting & Concession Areas Open

11:00 AM – Patrol Judge Meeting

11:30 AM – Terrier Race Exhibition

11:45 AM – Officials Meeting

12:00 PM – Opening Ceremony Performances
National Anthem 
– Angela Knight
Color Guard –

12:25 PM – Tailgate Contest to Begin

12:30 PM – First Race
The Virginia Equine Alliance Maiden Hurdle

1:15 PM – Second Race
The Steeplethon Stakes

2:00 PM – Third Race
Ratings Handicap Hurdle

2:45 PM – Fourth Race
Race TBD

3:15 PM – Fifth Race
The David Semmes Memorial

3:30 PM – Hat Contest begins at the Paddock

4:00 PM – Sixth Race
The Virginia Gold Cup

4:20 PM – Hat & Tailgate Winners Announced

4:45 PM – Seventh Race
The Secretariat Stakes

5:15 PM – Eighth Race
The VHBPA Allowance Flat

5:45 PM – Ninth Race
The Virginia Bred or Sired Flat

6:50 PM – Kentucky Derby Post Time
Live over PA, Closed Circuit TV & Jumbotrons

7:30 PM – Gates Close