8 steeplechase and flat races.
Saturday, May 7.
Great Meadow, near The Plains.
• Gates open:
10 a.m., with first race at noon.
$85 for general admission (up to six people); Fauquier residents can get $20 discount.
Entertainment, terrier races, pari-mutuel betting, food and beverages (for sale).
Typically about 50,000 spectators.
• Sponsor: Virginia Gold Cup Association