Montpelier Hunt Races
Start a new tradition with family and friends at the 80th running of the Montpelier Hunt Races, an annual celebration of steeplechase racing and southern hospitality.
Race Day 2014 will feature seven horse races beginning at 12:30 p.m., with the last post at 4:30 p.m. Other festivities include the Jack Russell Terrier Races, the children’s Stick Horse Race, Tailgate Competition, and Hat Contest.
“The History of Horsepower at Montpelier,” a special exhibition of photographs that showcases the integral role horses played at the Montpelier estate throughout the twentieth century, will debut at the event. Special edition prints of the 2014 Hunt Race poster, designed by New York artist Monico Acee, will be available for purchase. Open house tours of the Madison mansion will be available from 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to adults for $10 and to children for $5.
Gates Open 9 AM
PLEASE NO GRILLS, OPEN FIRES, OR ANIMALS, EXCEPT FOR SERVICE DOGS.
For more information visit the Montpelier Hunt Races website.