2022 Race Day Schedule

9:00am

  • Front Gate Opens
  • Hospitality Tents Ready

10:00am

  • Souvenir Tent Opens (Blade & Bow Pavilion)
  • Silent Auction Tent Opens (Blade & Bow Pavilion)
  • Vendor Village Opens (Blade & Bow Pavilion)
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  • Raffle Tickets on Sale
  • Tickets are $100 each, only 500 sold!
  • Win a $5,000 Travel Voucher for a Trip of Your Choice planned by Frances Boyce of Columbus Travel.

11:00am

  • Atholl Highlanders Bagpipes and Drums (Track)
  • Midland Foxhounds Parade 11:10 AM (Track)

11:30am

  • Race Director’s Welcome - Mary Lovett Beck (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital & Hughston Clinic Winner’s Circle)
  • Past Race Directors Honored
  • Lampton Bronze Award Presentation Honoring Volunteers Presented by Mary Lu and Mason Lampton (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital & Hughston Clinic Winner’s Circle)

11:45am

  • National Anthem & Presentation of Colors (Track)
  • Invocation - Rev. Gil Watson

12:00pm

  • Race A - Maxine Strupe Perpetual Pony
  • Purse $100
  • Race runs backwards, starts at the finish and ends at the Turn

12:15pm

  • Jack Russell Terrier Races
  • Operated by Dogwood Jack Russell Club (TSYS Infield)

12:20pm

  • Race B – The BMW of Columbus Junior Field Master's Chase
  • Purse $200

12:40pm

  • The W.C. Bradley Steeplethon
  • Purse: $20,000

1:00pm

  • Steeplechase Hat Contest
  • Categories: Most Festive, Most Fru Fru, and Most Southern Flare (Blade & Bow Pavilion)

1:20pm

  • The Collie Jennings Mullin Apprentice Hurdle
  • Purse: $15,000

2:00pm

  • The Blade & Bow Maiden Hurdle
  • Purse: $30,000
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  • Steeplechase Hat Contest Winners Announced to All Patrons (Blade & Bow Pavilion)

2:40pm

  • The Aflac Supreme Hurdle
  • Purse $75,000

3:00pm

  • Silent Auction Closes in Blade & Bow Pavilion

3:20pm

  • The Standard Concrete Allowance Hurdle
  • Purse: $20,000

4:00pm

  • 2022 Raffle Drawing
  • Win a $5,000 Travel Voucher for a Trip of Your Choice planned by Frances Boyce of Columbus Travel