The legendary annual Virginia Gold Cup steeplechasing classic

The Virginia Gold Cup has over the past century made steeplechasing one of the most prestigious sports in America. Former NSA President George Strawbridge calls the Gold Cup’s Great Meadow racecourse, “The crown jewel of American steeplechasing.” Today, the International Gold Cup attracts over 35,000 spectators.

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The 86th running of the International Gold Cup Races on October 28, 2023, at the historic Great Meadow Race Course in The Plaines, Virginia. Our special guests enjoyed a festive day races, costumes, hat contests, food & beverages, betting, and fun!