Charlotte's Annual Queen's Cup Steeplechase Saturday, April 26th
Charlotte area's annual Queen's Cup Steeplechase is back for it's 19th year on Saturday, April 26th. This iconic event is held the last Saturday of every April in Mineral Springs, North Carolina and is sponsored by the Charlotte Steeplechase Association, Inc., a non-profit organization partnering with and benefiting numerous local charities in the Charlotte region. Since the inception of this event, close to $550,000 has been raised for local charities.
On Saturday, you can expect thousands to come out and watch thoroughbred horses race at 30 miles per hour and compete for the $100,000 purse.
Post Time: 1:30pm with races running every 30 minutes.
Location: 3830 Potter Road, South Mineral Springs, NC 28108 Directions to the Queen's Cup Steeplechase.
Admission: $50 if purchased in advance; $75 on race day. VIC card holders can purchase tickets for $45 at a local Harris Teeter store for $45 until April 26th. More information about group tickets and special seating: http://www.queenscup.org/tickets/
Parking: free with a free on-site shuttle.
Whether you are a horse racing enthusiast or not, the Queen's Cup Steeplechase is a perfect way to spend a Saturday afternoon enjoying great spring weather, food, people watching, and the thrill of the chase. This is a truly unique and special Charlotte area event you won't want to miss.
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