Aiken Steeplechase is Saturday

Sunshine Numbers (center) leads into the jump with jockey Arch Kingsley Jr. as they approach the finish line on their final lap of the fifth race during the 47th Aiken Spring Steeplechase last March.
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The Aiken Triple Crown continues Saturday, March 22, with the Spring Steeplechase at Aiken Horse Park at Ford Conger Field, 931 Powder House Road.

Gates open at 9:30 a.m. and the first race is at 1 p.m. Steeplechase tickets are $25 in advance and $35 at the gate; Guarantor Tent Party tickets are $120 person or $450 for four guests (in one car).

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• On Saturday, March 29, Pacers & Polo completes the Triple Crown events. Gates open at 10:30 a.m. at Powder House Polo Field on Powder House Road. The polo match begins at 1 p.m.

A VIP Tent ticket is $75 and includes lunch, an open bar, and admission. Parking is $5. For more details, visit

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