All of the inside scoop on Virginia's biggest day of Steeplechase racing -- the Virginia Gold Cup. Hey, 50,000 of your closest friends can't be wrong! Do you have your tickets yet?

Monday, February 27, 2012

Photos Of The Day

Union Rags, ridden by Julien Leparoux, captures the $400,000 Fountain of Youth Stakes Gr.2 Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The FOY is an important prep for the $500,000 Florida Derby Gr.1 and eventually that other little race that is also run on Gold Cup Saturday -- the $1 million Kentucky Derby Gr.1.  (AP Photo/Gulfstream Park)
Noel Fehily riding Chariot Charger on their way to winning The toteexacta Novices' Steeple Chase at Fontwell racecourse on February 26, 2012 in Fontwell, England. (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

David Bass, riding Cucumber Run, falls at the second fence in the Toteexacta Novices Steeplechase at Fontwell racecourse in England. (Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Friday, February 24, 2012

Picture Of The Day

Horses and jockeys clear a hurdle during the Donenico Adorno 85th Birthday Novice Hurdle at Huntingdon Racecourse in England.  (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Picture Of The Day

Jockeys and horses compete during the 73rd Gubelin Grand Prix of St. Mortiz on the frozen Lake of the White Turf in St. Mortiz.  (Photo by Imago/

Monday, February 20, 2012

Pictures Of The Day

Sam Thomas riding Super Duty (L) clear the last to win The Espirito Santo Investment Bank Novices' Hurdle Race from Keys (R) at Ascot racecourse on February 18, 2012 in Ascot, England.  (Photo by Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images Europe)
Jockey Luke Nolen riding Black Caviar wins Race Six the Coolmore Lightning Stakes during Lightning Stakes Day at Flemington Racecourse on February 18, 2012 in Melbourne, Australia. The win by Black Caviar was her 19th in a row, and will race at Royal Ascot in the United Kingdom in June this year.  (Photo by Mark Dadswell/Getty Images)

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Picture Of The Day

Camels, ridden by tiny mechanical robots, race to the finish during a six kilometer race at teh 12th International Camel race in Kebd, Kuwait.  Real jockeys were replaced by the robots in 2005.  (Photo by Stehpanie McGehee/Reuters)

Thursday, February 9, 2012

What Not To Wear

You know, it’s never too early to start planning your wardrobe for the Virginia Gold Cup on the first Saturday in May.

That said, don’t wear this.
Here, models walk the runway for the David del Rio show during the Mercedes Benz Fashion week in Madrid.