Aiken Trials


Aiken SC, 29801

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By Phone:(803) 648-4631


General Admission tickets and parking may be purchased online and at the Track Office. Everyone over the age of 6 years must have a valid admission ticket. Parking and Admission passes purchased separately. Save $5 each by purchasing in Advance!

Parking: $15 in advance/$20 at the gate
Admission Tickets: $15 in advance/ $20 at the gate

Aiken Trials

This 79th annual event is a fun-filled full day of horse racing to showcase Aiken. Begun in 1942 as a way to give young horses in training the enlightening opportunity to experience every aspect of live racing, the Aiken Trials has become a time honored tradition as the first leg of Aiken's Triple Crown events, held annually for three consecutive Saturdays in March.

Gates open at 10:00 am. Vendors and concessions open at 11:00 am. Tent party starts at 11:00 am. Races start at 1:00 pm.

Tickets are also available at: Aiken Saddlery, Odell Weeks, Aiken Visitors Center on Laurens, Aiken Train Museum on Park Avenue.