2022 Howard County Cup Races

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2022 Howard County Cup Races

CELEBRATE HOWARD COUNTY'S PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE. A Maryland tradition for over 70 years. Enjoy family, friends and a day in the country!

By Race Secretary

When and where

Date and time

Saturday, May 7, 2022 · 10am - 4pm EDT


Pleasant Prospect Farm 4389 Jennings Chapel Road Brookeville, MD 20833

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

The Howard County Cup Races take place annually on the first Saturday in May at Pleasant Prospect Farm in Brookeville, MD. The race meet showcases one of Maryland's most historic sports, horse racing over the open countryside while jumping over natural fences. Spectators enjoy an outdoor party, vying for, "Best Tailgate Awards" while cheering on the horses and riders.


8:00 am - Gates Open for Railside set up

10:00am - Gates open for spectators to set up general tailgates 

11:00 am - Vehicles out of Paddock area

12:30 pm - Opening Ceremonies and Parade of Hounds. Tailgate judging begins

1:00pm  - Post time - Let the Races Begin!

4:00 pm - Event Concludes


About the organizer

Organized by
Race Secretary

Longstanding member of Howard County Iron  Bridge Hunt Club.