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Dr. V Facial Plastic Surgery is once again the Hat Contest sponsor at this years 89th Virginia Gold Cup!

Come enjoy the 89th running of the world famous Virginia Gold Cup steeplechase race, Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Great Meadow in The Plains, Virginia. The Virginia Gold Cup is a grand spring tradition as well as a fixture on the social calendar. Run in Fauquier County since 1922 and attended by over 50,000 spectators, this race is one of the largest and most popular sporting events in the greater Washington metropolitan area. Race day features six hurdle and timber horses races, Jack Russell Terrier races, tent, tailgate and hat contests, and vendor booths for shopping.

Online tent and ticket sales will begin on January 7, 2014. The Tent Member and Reserved Space renewal date deadline is March 7, 2014. For help in selecting your perfect Gold Cup ticket package, please call the Virginia Gold Cup Office at 540.347.2612.

About the  Virginia Gold Cup Hat Contest sponsored by Dr. V Facial Plastic Surgery

The popular hat contest will begin on Race Day.

Categories Judge include:
1. Best Racing Theme
2. Funniest/Most Outrageous
3. Most Glamorous/Elegant
4. Best Child (under 18)
5. Best Men’s Showing

Entering the contest is easy. If your party is on Members Hill come to the Winner’s Circle in front of the Steward Stand at 2:15pm. The contest will start at 2:30pm. If you party is located in either the North or South areas of the course meet at the Entrance Gate to Members Hill at 2:00pm. Look for the sign that says “Hat Contest” and join the parade to the Winner’s Circle.

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