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Welcome to the 89th Virginia Gold Cup



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Come enjoy the 89th running of the world famous Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase race, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia. The Virginia Gold Cup is a grand spring tradition as well as a fixture on the social calendar. Run in Fauquier County since 1922 and attended by over 50,000 spectators, this race is one of the largest and most popular sporting events in the greater Washington metropolitan area. Race day features six hurdle and timber horses races, Jack Russell Terrier races, tent, tailgate and hat contests, and vendor booths for shopping.

Online tent and ticket sales will begin on January 7, 2014. The Tent Member and Reserved Space renewal date deadline is March 7, 2014. For help in selecting your perfect Gold Cup ticket package, please call the Virginia Gold Cup Office at 540.347.2612.

The Virginia Gold Cup Association looks forward to hosting you and your guests at the races. Come enjoy the fun!


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