South Side

If you are requesting a change in your space or purchasing a space for the 1st time you will be  placed on our paid waiting list.   We will contact you after Labor Day to discuss your options.  Races run rain or shine - no refunds.  For help in selecting your perfect Gold Cup ticket package, please call the Virginia Gold Cup Office at 540.347.2612 or use the cart below.

South Side

The South Side is located along the first and second turns in most of the races.  If you are coming to the races from Winchester, Richmond, Fredericksburg or most of Fauquier County you will enjoy the ease of getting on & off Route 17 by booking a space here.

Your party can view the final stretch of the race course on the big screens, ensuring you don't miss any of the action! 

South Railside Party Tent
Price: $2,500.00

Catch all the action right along the race course rail in a South Railside Party Tent.  Cost includes one 20'x 20' tent on the racecourse rail with a 16' x 20' picket fenced terrace at the entrance to the tent and an 8' x 20' fenced patio facing towards the rail and 25 official race programs.  Space Accommodates up to 100 guests.  Tickets include 100 General Admission Wrist Bands, 25 Reserved car passes and 1 Service Vehicle Pass. 

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Van / Limo Pass - South (7-15 guests)
Price: $200.00

Have a larger group but don't need a bus?  Van / Limo passes are for groups of 7-15 guests.  Typical size of van is referred to as a "commuter van" for easy reference. Cost is for parking the van / limo only, you will need to secure a van / limo thru a private company.  Each person is required to purchase a Members Hill Badge or General Admission Wrist Band to gain entrance into the event. 

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Mini Bus Pass - South (16-30 guests)
Price: $300.00

Mini Buses are for groups of 16-30 guests.  Cost is for parking the mini bus only, you will need to secure a mini bus thru a private company.  Each person is required to purchase a Members Hill Badge or General Admission Wrist Band to gain entrance into the event. 

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Security
Price: $400.00

Security is required between the hours of 11am to 5pm for railside parties of 100 or more guests.
If you ordered two or more railside party tents, please order security as well!

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Rail 1 Tailgate Tent - South
Price: $1,000.00

Includes a 15'x15' tent on Rail 1 with 12 programs to accommodate up to 24 guests. Tickets include 1 Reserved Rail car pass which park near your tent, 3 General South car passes and 24 General Admission Wrist Bands.  Located on the front row within the South Tailgate area.

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Commercial Bus Pass - South (31-55 guests)
Price: $500.00

Commercial buses holding 30-55 guests require this special bus pass.  Cost is for parking the bus only, you will need to secure a bus thru a private company.  Each person is required to purchase a Members Hill Badge or General Admission Wrist Band to gain entrance into the event. 

Vehicles without the proper pass will be not be allowed to enter the event parking area.

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Rail 1 South
Price: $450.00

Includes a 12'x 20' space within the South tailgate enclosure. The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests.

Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admssion Wrist Bands.  

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Rail 2 South
Price: $250.00

Located behind Rail 1 South  The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests.

Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission Wrist Bands. 

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Rail 3 South
Price: $200.00

Located behind Rail 2 South.  The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests.

Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission Wrist Bands. 

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Rail 4 South (oversized)
Price: $200.00

At 15' wide x 20' deep and in the back of the South tailgating spaces this oversized space is the perfect space for you if you have a vehicle that is over 7' TALL. Located behind Rail 3 South.  The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests.

Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission  Wrist Bands. 

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Paddock Parking 1
Price: $450.00

Includes a 12'x 20' space adjacent to the paddock enclosure. The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests.

Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission Wrist Bands.  

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Paddock Parking 2
Price: $300.00

Located behind Paddock Parking 1.  The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests. Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission Wrist Bands. 

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Paddock Parking 3
Price: $200.00

Located behind Paddock Parking 2.  The space comfortably accommodates 12 guests. Package includes 1 Reserved Parking pass, 1 South General Admission car pass and 6 General Admission Wrist Bands. 

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South Railside Party Box
Price: $850.00

Need a larger space to tailgate?   This space includes 20' x 16' fenced in area just pass the South Rail Side Tents.   Includes 12 Car Passes and 48 General Admission Wrist Bands.

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General Admission

General Admission Car Pass (ONLY) - South Rail
Price: $50.00

Admits vehicle passengers to the South general parking area.  Each person is required to purchase an additional Members Hill Badge or Personal Wrist Band to gain entrance into the event.  Pack your own picnic basket or purchase food and beverages in the Tavern Tents and enjoy a day of thrilling steeplechase racing.  General Viewing is available in the North and South enclosures only.  

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General Admission Wrist Band
Price: $25.00

General Admission Wrist Bands are required for all persons located in the North or South areas of the race course.  Children 12 and under do not need a band if they are accompanied by an adult.  You may upgrade your General Admission Wrist Band to a Members Hill badge for $30 (cash only) at the 3 entrances to Members Hill on race day.

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