Pounding of the Hooves


The Fair Hill International
Fair Hill Steeple Chase
Clark Vandergrift


Fair Hill International is a world-class, multi-day equestrian competition with vendors, family activities, food,  and on the weekends, enjoy live music and dog agility and frisbee dogs demos.

Maryland Million Gala & Auction
Jim McKay Maryland Million Day Banner
Maryland Thoroughbred

The Maryland Club


Join the festivities at the exclusive Maryland Club on the eve of Jim McKay Maryland Million Day! Soak in the ambiance while sipping cocktails and enjoying delightful food with friends and Thoroughbred industry professionals. The evening includes a silent and live auction benefitting the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation as well as a cash raffle, topped off by a private performance by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns. Click here for a preview of the 2018 Gala live auction.

Jim McKay Maryland Million Day
Jim McKay Maryland Million Horse Race

Laurel Park

Prince George's

Jim McKay Maryland Million Day features races for Maryland-sired horses with purses and awards totaling over $1 million. A diverse crowd of fans, industry professionals, and elected officials flock to Laurel Park each autumn to enjoy this competitive day of racing and a variety of other on-and-off-track activities. In addition to a great day of racing, fans can participate in the inaugural Maryland Million Day Hat Contest and families can enjoy a day full of activities for children of all ages in the Kid’s Korral.