International Gold Cup Races at Great Meadow in The Plains

Date: October 23, 2021
Time: 9:00 am  to  7:00 pm

The International Gold Cup Races  will be held at at Great Meadow in The Plains per normal again on October 23rd.

A combination of timber and hurdle races will be contested per normal including the co-featured $75,000 International Gold Cup race and $75,000 David L. “Zeke” Ferguson Memorial (Gr. 2).

Tailgating spaces are first come, first serve as a result and 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.