As the horses run by in the background, tailgaters at the Potomac Hunt Races enjoy the day. From left, Patty Sims, Suzannah Cornue, Megan Aprill, Natalie Hollis, Christine Raymer , Kathy Savory, Lara Schwartz, Cyndi Hill, Chelsea Eldridge, and Abigail Fulmer, from Destination Eventing and Miles Ahead Farm.
Photo Contributed by Natalie Hollis
Held in the heart of Montgomery County's horse country, the Potomac Hunt Races is an annual tradition, celebrating the sport of steeplechase racing, along with some very fancy pony racing. Amidst the thrill of thundering hooves and soaring horses, race day festivities included a car display, mounted police demonstrations, kids activities, and shopping.
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You can make plans now for next year’s races, Sunday, May 17, 2020 at 10 AM – 6 PM Same place, 14401B Partnership Road. Enjoy the camaraderie of friends and colleagues, the beauty of nature, and the majesty of the equine athletes — all on the rolling fields of the Kiplinger estate.
Horse racing, tailgating, shopping, and the great outdoors come together at the Potomac Hunt Races. This is a great venue for entertaining friends and family and business associates alike.
For optimum fun, purchase a rail side pass and host a tailgate. For tickets, see www.potomachuntraces.com