The Virginia Gold Cup Returns to Great Meadow in the Plains, VA

Date: May 4, 2024
Time: 9:59 am  to  7:59 pm

The Virginia Gold Cup Races return to Great Meadow in The Plains with fans and wagering, plus it’s on the traditional “First Saturday in May” date complete with Kentucky Derby wagering as well!

Tailgating spaces are available at Gold Cup Office at 540.347.2612 or by visiting
Betting is again available on all the Gold Cup races.


Creativity is encouraged in the annual Fancy Hat Contest.