Ceremonies and Carriage Parade begins at 1:00 pm. Races start at 2:00 pm.
This 77th annual event is a fun-filled full day of horse racing to showcase Aiken and the Aiken Training Track. 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. Opening Ceremonies and Carriage Parade begins at 1:00 pm. Races start at 2:00 pm