2017 Race Day Activities

10:00 AM

—Front Gate Opens

Souvenir Tents open (TSYS Infield and TITAN Pavilion)

Purchase your raffle ticket for a chance to win a $5000 Trip Voucher to ANYWHERE thanks to Columbus Travel and Frances Boyce.  Tickets are $100 each.

10: 30 AM

—Entertainment and Taste of the Chase opens (TSYS Infield)

Kids Corral- Inflatables, Popcorn, Cotton Candy, Arts, Crafts, and more (wristband can be purchased for $10 at Kids Corral Entrance)

Rock Climbing, Bungee Jumping, Moonwalk, Face Painting, Pony Rides

Guarantor Tent Opens

11:00 AM

—Ledger Enquirer “Best Decorated” Terrace Box Competition

11:30 AM

—Guarantor Luncheon served (Guarantor Tent — Terrace Area)

—Jack Russell Terrier Flat Race (Terrier Track — TSYS Infield)

Race Director’s Welcome — Michelle Blanchard (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winners’ Circle)

Presentation of Lampton Bronze Award honoring Volunteer(s) (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winners’ Circle)


—Presentation of Colors (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winners’ Circle)

National Anthem


12:00 PM

—Race A — Pony Race

—PMB Tailgate Competition judging begins at 12:05pm.  Wave when you see the 103.7 Lite FM van on patrol!

—Race B — Junior Hunter Race

1:00 PM

—First NSA Sanctioned Race

— Southern Living Hat Contest

  Categories are: “Most Stylish,” “Most Creative,” “Best in Show.” Children place 1st, 2nd, & 3rd. 


Stick Pony Race Registration Begins and is located at in front of the Winner’s Circle

1:15 PM

—Stick Pony Race — Ages 4 and Under — Race Track in front of Winner’s Circle

1:30 PM

—Second NSA Sanctioned Race

1:45 PM

—Stick Pony Race — Ages 5 through 7 (Track in front of Winner’s Circle

Hat Contest — Announcement of Winners and Parade

  (Track and The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winners’ Circle)

2:00 PM

—Third NSA Sanctioned Race

2:15 PM

—Stick Pony Race — Ages 8 through 10 (Track in front of Winner’s Circle)

—Ledger Enquirer “Best Decorated” Terrace Box Competition — Winner announced (The stage at the Titan Pavilion)

2:30 PM

—Fourth NSA Sanctioned Race

2:40 PM

—Stick Pony Race Winners’ Lap (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winner’s Circle)

3:00 PM

—Fifth NSA Sanctioned Race

3:30 PM

—Raffle Drawing — Winner Announced (The Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital Winners’ Circle)

4:00 PM