Virginia Gold Cup
Come enjoy the 90th running of the world famous Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase race, Saturday, May 2, 2015 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.