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Colonial Cup tickets, parking spaces on sale
DEMONSTRATIVE CARRIED MATT McCARRON to victory in winning the 2012 Colonial Cup. The jumper won the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois in May.
Orders for tickets and parking spaces for the Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase Races are now being accepted.In order for patrons from last year’s races to secure their same parking and/or grandstand box spaces, reservations must be made and paid to the race office by Oct. 11.The 44th edition of the Camden fall classic will be run on Saturday, Nov. 23 at the Springdale Race Course in Camden.The gates to the course will swing open to the general public at 9 a.m. with the Salute to the Military kicking off at 11 a.m. The first of the six races will meet the starters’ flag at 12:30 p.m.Once again, as part of saluting the military, the Colonial Cup is giving away 3,000 free general admission tickets along with 500 free infield reserved parking spaces to members of the military, both active and retired, and their families. Military members should contact the ITT/MWR office at their base to pick up a reservation form which then needs to be returned to the Carolina Cup Racing Association office on Knights Hill Rd. in Camden. Military guests may request up to six complimentary general admission tickets and one complimentary infield reserved parking space.The afternoon of racing, featuring the $100,000 Colonial Cup (Gr.