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67th ANNUAL VIRGINIA FALL RACES

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

67th ANNUAL VIRGINIA FALL RACES WILL RUN SATURDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2021

Featuring the National Sporting Library & Museum Cup and the new Magalen O. Bryant Memorial, as well as the return of the Theodora A. Randolph North American Field Hunter Championship

MIDDLEBURG, VA — The 67th annual Virginia Fall Races will run on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Glenwood Park in Middleburg, VA. Gates open at 8:00 am and post time for the first race is 1:00 pm.

Witness the nation’s best steeplechase horses and riders as they contend for total purse money of $110,000 over the pristine turf course at Glenwood Park, which offers the best view in jump racing, amongst the century old oaks of the Virginia countryside.

The $30,000 National Sporting Library & Museum Cup returns as the marquee race of the day, a timber race run over three and one quarter miles. New this year is the addition of the $25,000 Magalen O. Bryant Memorial, run in memory of Mrs. Magalen O. Bryant, an entrepreneur, conservationist, and staunch supporter of thoroughbred racing in the US and Europe. A loyal advocate and friend of the community for decades, Mrs. Bryant’s family continues her grand legacy at the Virginia Fall Races.

Spectators are encouraged to arrive early and behold the excitement and pageantry of the Theodora A. Randolph North American Field Hunter Championship Final, which kicks off at 9:00 am. Foxhunting enthusiasts from across the country will compete for the title and $4,000 in prize money.

General Admission and Reserved Parking arrangements can be made by calling the Race Office at (540) 687-9797 or emailing the Secretary at secretary@vafallraces.com. Race day General Admission is $50.00 CASH ONLY per car (admits one vehicle and 4 occupants). More information is available on www.vafallraces.com as well as Facebook and Instagram.

The Virginia Fall Races has run at Glenwood Park in Middleburg since 1955. All proceeds from the race weekend benefit the INOVA Loudoun Hospital Foundation in nearby Leesburg, Virginia. Virginia Fall Races has consistently contributed more money to the foundation than any other sporting event.

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Date:
October 9
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
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Town of Middleburg

Venue

glenwood park
Foxcroft Rd
Middleburg, VA 20117 United States
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540-687-6545
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