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Jump Into Spring with

83rd Running of


On April 1!


CAMDEN, SC (March15, 2017) –Don’t miss the 83st running of The Carolina Cup Steeplechase sponsored by Mullikin Law Firm to be held on Saturday, April 1 at the Springdale Race Course in Camden, SC. The annual race is one of South Carolina’s premier sporting events, welcoming thousands of guests to enjoy a day of horses, hospitality, and history.


“ The early spring weather has helped focus attention on the Carolina Cup, ” said The Carolina Cup Racing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Nick Ellis. “If spring is almost here, then the Carolina Cup must be right around the corner. And our loyal fans have been burning up the phone lines buying tickets.”


Gates open at 9:00 am, and the six races begin at 1:30 pm. There is thirty-five minutes  between each race.


Tickets and space for tailgating, grandstand, general admission, Columbia Metropolitan Magazine Turf Club and Post & Paddock are now on sale. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 803-432-6513 (toll-free 800-780-8117). The Springdale Race Course is located at 200 Knights Hill Road in Camden, SC.



About The Carolina Cup


The Carolina Cup is an annual steeplechase horse race held at the Springdale Race Course in Camden, SC. The race holds the National Steeplechase Association attendance record of 71,000. With its unique inner loop and outer loop design, the 2 ¾ mile Springdale Race Course offers spectators spectacular views of the running. Since its inception, The Carolina Cup has become a South Carolina tradition. For more information, visit or call 803-432-6513 (toll-free 800-780-8117).