Elkridge-harford is pleased to announce we will be offering purses for the timber races this year!
Tentative 2023 Schedule:
The Junior Pony Flat Races
1st Race - Junior Pony Flat - 11:30 AM
Pony races open to juniors who have not reached their 16th birthday as of the first of the current year. Mounts to be a minimum of five years old. Catch weights. Trophy to small, medium and large pony winners. (Divisions may be combined)
Division I – Small Ponies (1/4 mile)
Division II – Medium Ponies (1/4 mile)
Division III – Large Ponies (1/2 mile)
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The Edward S. Voss Memorial
2nd Race - Open Timber - 12:30 PM
About 3 miles over timber; For five-year-old and upward. 165 lbs.
The George C. Clement
3rd Race – Novice Timber - 1:00 PM
About 3 miles over timber. For five-year-old and upward which have not won over timber as of the 1st of the current year. Winners since the 1st of the current year add 5 lbs. for each win. Five-year-old, 160 lbs.; older horses, 165 lbs.
The Ann L. McIntosh
4th Race - Heavyweight Open Timber - 1:30 PM
About 3 miles over timber. Weight 172 lbs. Sanctioned winners 5 lbs. extra.
The Leith Symington Griswold
5th Race - Amateur Apprentice Rider - 2:00 PM
About 3 miles over timber. For five-year-old and upward. Weight 165 lbs. To be ridden by amateur apprentice riders.
Junior Field Master's Chase
6th Race - Junior Rider - 2:30 PM
Riders not to have reached their 16th birthday as of the first of the current year. Riders are to follow the Field Master over a flagged course. After the last fence, the Field Master will release the field to finish the race.
The Alfred J. Smithwick
7th Race - Open Flat - 3:00 PM
About 1 mile on the flat. For three-year-olds and upward. Weight 160 lbs. 5 lbs for maidens. Trainers must be licensed by the National Steeplechase Association.
The Sara Bosley Secor
8th Race - Amateur Rider Open Flat - 3:30 PM
About 2 miles on the flat. For three-year-olds and upward to be ridden by amateur riders. Weight 165 lbs. Trainers must be licensed by the National Steeplechase Association.