Please come enjoy the 82nd running of the world famous Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase race, Saturday, May 5, 2007 at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia! The Virginia Gold Cup is a grand spring tradition as welll as a fixture on the social calendar. Run in Fauquier County since 1922 and attended by over 45,000 spectators, this race is one of the largest and most popular sporting events in the greater Washington metropolitan area. Race day features seven hurdle and timber horses races, Jack Russell Terrier races, tent, tailgate and hat contests, a parachute demonstration, and over 30 vendor booths for shopping.
The Virginia Gold Cup official site
WARRENTON, VA -- The Virginia Gold Cup will once again feature the Junior Field Master Chase to be held on Saturday, May 5 at Great Meadow in The Plains, VA. Trophies will be presented to riders in divisions for small/large ponies and junior horses.