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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. 


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The following items are prohibited at the race track...
  • No pets, dogs, or animals of any kind
  • No open flames, grills, propane tanks
  • No parasols, sun umbrellas, beach or patio umbrellas
  • No loud music or speakers
  • No glass
  • No balloons
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