The event is the second leg of the Aiken Triple Crown.
Tailgating and people-watching takes place in between the races, in which horses race to clear each fence.
Gates open at 9:30 a.m. with the first race at 1 p.m. A carriage parade will occur after the first race.
Tickets are $15 advance or $20 at the gate. See aikensteeplechase.com/spring.php or call (803) 648-9641 for details.
THE PACERS AND POLO COMPETITION on Saturday, March 30, rounds out the Aiken Triple Crown.
Gates open at 10:30 a.m. at Powderhouse Polo Field on Powderhouse Road in Aiken, and the first match begins at 1 p.m. (Rain date is March 31).
Tickets are $8 advance and $10 at the gate or $5 for ages 12 and younger $5. VIP tickets are available. For more details, call (803) 641-3486.