A Howard County family tradition for over 70 years!
The Howard County Cup Races take place annually on the first Saturday in May at Pleasant Prospect Farm in Brookeville, MD. The race meet showcases one of Maryland’s most historic sports, horse racing over the open countryside while jumping over natural fences. Spectators enjoy an outdoor party, vying for “Best Tailgate Awards” while cheering on the horses and riders.
8:00 am – Gates Open for Railside Tailgates
10:00 am – Gates open for General Parking & Tailgate Parking
12:30 pm – Opening Ceremonies and Parade of Hounds.
1:00 pm – Post time – Let the Races Begin!
4:00 pm – Event Concludes