Aiken Steeplechase

Aiken Steeplechase Hotel Package Getaway


51st Running Aiken Spring Steeplechase

  • One Day Package $175
    • ​One Night Accomodations at The Inn at Houndslake
    • Check in Saturday March 25 - Check Out Sunday March 26
    • Sunday Champagne Brunch at Houndslake Country Club
  • Two Day Package $275
    • Two Night Accommodations at the Inn at Houndslake
    • Check in Friday March 24 - Check Out Sunday March 26
    • Friday Night Social
    • Saturday Continental Breakfast Buffet at the Inn
    • Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Houndslake Country Club
  • Three Day Package $348
    • Check in Thursday March 23- Check Out Sunday March 26
    • Friday Continental Breakfast Buffet at the Inn
    • Friday Night Social
    • Saturday Continental Breakfast Buffet at the Inn
    • Sunday Champagne Brunch at the Houndslake Country Club
  • Weekend Upgrade Options to be reserved in advance

About the Aiken Steeplechase 

The Aiken Steeplechase Association is a non-profit organization that hosts two steeplechase racing events sanctioned by the National Steeplechase Association each year, the Imperial Cup in March and the Holiday Cup in October.

It is comprised of a volunteer Board of Directors as well as community members and other supporters who strive to perpetuate the rich history of Steeplechasing in Aiken with the aid of the Aiken SERTOMA Club and other volunteers from our community

Profits from the races have aided Aiken charities such as Helping Hands, Inc., Hitchcock Woods Foundation, The Cumbee Center, Public Education Partners, CanHope, Aiken S.P.C.A., Aiken Rescue Squad, Aiken Public Safety Horse Rescue Squad, National Steeplechase Association Injured Jockey Fund and the Aiken Thoroughbred Hall of Fame.

IMPERIAL CUP

Schedule of Events

March 25th, 2017

  • 9:00am: Gates Open
  • 10:00am: Village of Shops Open
  • 11:00am: Guarantor Tent Party Starts
  • 11:15am: Easter Bunny Photo and  Egg Hunt
  • 1:00pm: First Race
  • 1:15pm: Carriage Parade
  • 1:30pm: Hat Contest and Crazy Pants Contest
  • 2:00pm: Second Race
  • 2:30pm: Third Race
  • 3:00pm: Fourth Race
  • 3:30pm: Fifth Race
  • 4:00pm: Sixth Race.

Aiken Steeplechase – March 25th, 2017

The tradition of Steeplechasing continues in Aiken with the 51st Renewal of the Aiken Spring Steeplechase on Saturday, March 25, 2017. Mark your calendars for this Aiken tradition, make reservations and join us to See Horses Fly!

Gates open at 9 am and races begin at 1 pm. This fun event has become a tradition for Aikenites and visitors. The day is filled with tailgating with family and friends, cheering on the horses, shopping at the Village of Shops, and participating in the Hat Contest and Crazy Pants Contests! Visit our website for ticket and parking information or call the office!