International Gold Cup
By November 6, 2014 0 953•
The 77th International Gold Cup steeplechase races held October 25th in The Plains, Va. strive to keep the tradition of the hunt alive with a number of family oriented events, such as pony and terrier races before the main event, best hat contests and an abundance of food vendors mixed among new car displays, parachute demonstrations and food-filled tailgates by families and corporations alike. According to the Official Gold Cup website, over 45,000 spectators attend the events. Pictured above is a sampling of the days happenings.