Bring your friends and family for a splendid day spent outdoors watching world-class horse racing. In between the races, take advantage of early holiday shopping by visiting our Merchant Market– filled with the best of Lowcountry artisans. Bring a tailgate spread and enjoy an afternoon of fun.
With deep roots in southern heritage, this Charleston tradition began in 1792 and will be ushered into its new era. The family-friendly Sunday event will feature high-stakes races with coveted titles on the line. So pack your coolers, grab your big hats and bow ties. We’ll see you at the races! The Steeplechase of Charleston is a National Steeplechase Association sanctioned Race Meet.
8:00 AM Event Gates Open / General Admission Parking Opens / Shuttle Service Begins
11:00 AM Lexus VIP Lounge Opens
11:30 AM The Corgi Cup: Race 1
12:30 PM Opening Ceremonies
1:00 PM Race 1 – The Charleston Cup sponsored by the South Carolina Jockey Club (Flat)
1:45 PM Race 2 – The Post and Courier Cup (Hurdles)
2:15 PM The Corgi Cup: Race 2
2:30 PM Race 3 – The Editor’s Cup sponsored by Booze Pops (Hurdles)
3:15 PM Race 4 – The Lexus Cup sponsored by Hendrick Lexus Charleston (Hurdles)
4:00 PM Race 5 – The Alston Cup sponsored by The Post and Courier (Hurdles)
5:00 PM Event Gates Closed
6:00 PM Shuttle Service Ends
*Schedule subject to change slightly. Visit the website or download the Steeplechase of Charleston app for the most up-to-date race day information.
Please visit our website for updated programming on race day.
Produced by South Carolina Event Productions
All items are non-refundable under any circumstances.