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Fair Hill Races 85th Anniversary
Friday 24 May 2019, 02:00pm
To Saturday 25 May 2019
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Come celebrate the 85th Anniversary of the Fair Hill Races with Brown Advisory!

An annual day of Steeplechase Races, the tradition started in 1934 with William duPont, Jr. Please join us in celebrating Fair Hill's proud past and exciting future. As always, we will have something fun for everyone! Stay tuned and visit our website to purchase your tickets!

On Friday, May 24 the Races features an afternoon of amateur flat and timber racing followed by a gala celebration. The traditional day of racing will follow on Saturday, May 25th.

Friday will be FREE for the public. Look forward to a craft brewery tasting (for people over age 21) and other fun opportunities. Gates open at 1pm, and the first race starts at 3:30. Tailgaters may use their Saturday spots both days!

Friday also features our signature gala celebration in our rail-side VIP tent. The evening will include a seated dinner, live auction, and special guest speaker, Dorothy Ours (author of Battleship). This is a separately ticketed event.

Saturday is our traditional day of steeplechase racing with parimutuel wagering, activities and fun for the whole family, and a range of hospitality options. Gates open at 10, and the day starts at 12pm with the National Anthem and the Honor Guard presenting colors. The first race goes to post at 1pm. Saturday's highlights include the Valentine Memorial Hurdle and the Iris Coggins Memorial Hurdle Stakes for Mares and Fillies.

Come be part of Steeplechase tradition in a fun, family friendly atmosphere! Buy tickets online at or call 410-398-2578.

Location pin 402 Fair Hill Dr, Elkton, MD 21921-2573, United States