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CoTH meet up at Int'l Gold Cup Oct 17?

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  • CoTH meet up at Int'l Gold Cup Oct 17?

    I will be visiting my beloved NoVA the weekend of Oct 17 -18, and I would love to go to some races... are there any that weekend? Thanks.

    I now plan to be there... not sure where (North or South General parking admission)... any one want to meet up? Where? When?
    Last edited by texang73; Sep. 14, 2009, 10:34 PM.
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    Why yes. The International Gold Cup races are on Oct 17.

    Forgive me if I am being too forward in saying so, but perhaps you could run across Glimmerglass there (as per this thread 'Not stalking you Glimmer! Honest!)

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    • #3
      There's the VA Gold Cup if you want to see that. Nobody has talked about getting together for those yet but they should do it now!
      Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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        #4
        Where's the best place for general admission parking? South? North? The last time I was there I was with Hunter's Rest and got some special privileges!
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        • #5
          Hell if I know, but a tailgate catered by J.Swan's House Of Ribs sounds like fun!
          Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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            #6
            Ooh, that does sound good!! Mmm... ribs....
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            • #7
              I'll likely be there, but I'll be ZERO help with where to go. I'll be in the horseman's areas all day.

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                Originally posted by SteeleRdr View Post
                I'll likely be there, but I'll be ZERO help with where to go. I'll be in the horseman's areas all day.
                Any chance Homicide or his owner will be there?

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                • #9
                  It's worth going just to meet Glimmerglass!
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Glimmerglass View Post
                    Any chance Homicide or his owner will be there?
                    Nope. Sorry. Pete (Homicide) has been retired from racing. He had a throat surgery where the vet made a mistake, and his owner nearly lost him. He's now a show jumper (and a pain in the butt). I've got him in my barn right now

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                    • #11
                      Uh (ahem) TexAng -- Helloooooo????!
                      I'll be there.
                      And Lex - sorry to burst your bubble - the VIRGINIA Gold cup is in May, this is hte International Gold Cup. Quite a bit different.
                      But TexAng - I am ALL OVER setting up a place to meet. I'm sure JSwan and WateryGlen are in, and some others too.
                      Who's in charge of this bus?
                      Glimmerglass??? What about it?
                      * www.huntersrest.net -- Virginia hunt country's best Bed-and-Breakfast-and-Barn.

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                      • #12
                        It's not a bus. It's The COTH Yam Wagon!
                        Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                        • #13
                          I might be there, I just started galloping for a steeplechase barn aftrer the training center in the mornings. One of "my boys" won Saturday too, very exciting! I'm not new to galloping, but new to steeplechase, so far it's been a blast and when I don't have HTs I really want to go watch the boys run! As we get closer, I'll know more.
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                            Originally posted by Ishi View Post
                            I might be there, I just started galloping for a steeplechase barn aftrer the training center in the mornings. One of "my boys" won Saturday too, very exciting! I'm not new to galloping, but new to steeplechase, so far it's been a blast and when I don't have HTs I really want to go watch the boys run! As we get closer, I'll know more.
                            Which one was your winner? I was at Thornton Hill with my two boys (one who as the jockey put as he got off, needed to be shot. Not really though, he's gonna try to make is around the WHOLE course this weekend).

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                            • #15
                              Whata Warrior. I just started there and rode him all week, he is a very cool horse, I was tickled when I came in this morning and she told me. Saturday I was supposed to go to Laural with a filly who was running, but it came off the turf and she scratched. I decided to take the afternoon and spent it at our farm instead, although now I'm wishing I went to watch!
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                              Love means attention, which means looking after the things we love. We call this stable management.
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                              • #16
                                That sounds exciting!
                                Thus do we growl that our big toes have, at this moment, been thrown up from below!

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                                  Originally posted by Ishi View Post
                                  Whata Warrior. I just started there and rode him all week, he is a very cool horse, I was tickled when I came in this morning and she told me. Saturday I was supposed to go to Laural with a filly who was running, but it came off the turf and she scratched. I decided to take the afternoon and spent it at our farm instead, although now I'm wishing I went to watch!
                                  How funny! My friend was riding him. Dot's such a nice lady! I'm sure you will have plenty to ride over there! I'm envious that she's now got Hey Doctor.

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                                  • #18
                                    I got to ride Hey Doctor the day after he came. Wow what a horse!!! I check the board daily to see if his name is under mine. I hope you friend liked Warrior. He was the first horse I rode over there.
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                                    • #19
                                      Yeah, he didn't have high hopes going into the race, but Warrior had a good stretch run. He rode him this past Spring over hurdles.

                                      I saw that Hey Doctor was in for this weekend at BR. Anything that comes from Kinross is a class horse! He had a pretty good spring season over timber, too.

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                                        OK, so I just talked to Hunter's Rest after waaaaaaaaaay tooooo long absence and we have plans to go to the Cup together...

                                        So, Wateryglen, JSwan, Glimmer, VABred, Ishi, et al where to meet?

                                        And SteeleRdr, we'll just have to wave as you walk the paddock!
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