EASA 2023 Horse Racing Day at Maryland State Fair

EASA 2023 Horse Racing Day will take place on August 26, Saturday from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at the Maryland State Fair (MSF) located at 2200 York Rd, Timonium, MD 21093. This thrilling day celebrates the rich tradition of horse racing and promises an unforgettable experience for all attendees. 

Limited space available, registration deadline August 19, 2023

Event price: Adult: $48, Children age 12 and under $38

Price includes:

  • Ticket to the Maryland State Fair (Value $5 for children and $10 for adults)
  • Lunch at Nick’s Grandstand Grill
  • A tour and presentation on horse racing
  • Reserved seating at the Grandstand
  • Exclusive EASA-named race with a winner circle presentation
*Parking is not included, please see parking information here.  

Event Highlights:

Meetup at 11:30 AM: The group will gather at the 2nd floor of the Maryland State Fair, next to Nick’s Grandstand Grill, at 11:30 am. Guests will enjoy drinks and snacks, including Iced Tea, Lemonade, Old Bay Wings, and Meatballs.

Receiving Barn Tour at 11:50 AM: Accompanied by Fran Burns, guests will have the opportunity to visit the receiving barn, where horses are kept before racing, and explore the racing facility. Get up close and personal with these majestic animals and gain insight into their world. Post time for the 1st Race will be at around 12:30.

Lunch and Presentations: at 1:00 pm, guests will be treated to a delectable lunch, featuring Garden Salad, Fried Shrimp with Boardwalk Fries and Cole Slaw, and Ice Cream Sandwiches. Distinguished speakers, including Gary Brewster (Chairman of the Maryland State Fair), Frank Vespe (Racing Biz), Bill Reightler (Director of Racing at the MSF), and Mike Pons (Country Life Farm), will provide engaging talks on various aspects of horse racing, wagering, handicapping, and racing partnerships.

Reserved Seating: The group will then move to the Grandstand, where reserved seating will be provided to enjoy the races in style.

Exclusive Race named after EASA: A race will be named in honor of our organization and community, and a winner’s circle presentation will be held to commemorate the occasion.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to immerse yourself in the thrilling world of horse racing and experience the excitement firsthand.

Please contact bob@equestrasian.org if you have any questions.