November 1, 2020

     In 2016, it was a sunny Fall day for the Montpelier Races. The infields were packed.  Tailgaters lined the rails.  Barbecue was in the air.  The marshals were dressed in blue and red riding jackets.  The horses were well trained and friendly.  The races are a day for the average man to mingle with the rich.  And the rich put on a good show.

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June 1, 2018

      President James Madison, Father of the Constitution, built his home in Montpelier, Virginia. It's about 20 miles north of Jefferson's Monticello. Today, Madison's home is an historical and educational attraction. It's also the site of the Montpelier Races, which are held on grounds adjacent to Madison's home. Each October, a few thousand racing fans park in the meadows su...

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