Foxfield Spring Races

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Spectators at the Foxfield races in Charlottesville, Virginia

Event Details

Steeplechase Racing in Charlottesville since 1977. Foxfield has been hosting nationally recognized steeplechase races in the heart of Virginia for over forty years, giving residents and visitors alike the opportunity to witness spectacular horse racing and enjoy the beauty of the countryside.

The spring races at Foxfield are held on the last Saturday in April, taking advantage of the seasonal blooms and luscious green grass in Virginia. The event is a lively affair, with an average of about 20,000 spectators. Our spring race card features flat racing over terrain, hurdle races, and timber races, with horses and jockeys from all over the United States. There are usually four hurdle races, one timber race, and one flat race. The hurdle races are 2 ⅜ miles, the timber race is 3 miles, and the flat race is 1 ¼ miles, all on our beautiful turf.

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Time

All Day (Saturday)