Carolina Cup

Camden gets ready for the 87th running of The Carolina Cup this weekend

Tyler Ryan speaks with Carolina Cup Executive Director Toby Edwards about what to expect from the big race

    CAMDEN SC (WOLO) – For the 87th time, all eyes are on Camden, SC, as the “annual rite of spring,” aka the Carolina Cup, run each spring.  According to Executive Director Toby Edwards, after cancelling the 2020 race, due to Covid, and a May run last year, out of precaution, organizers are excited to get the race back…

Carolina Cup cancels 86th running of Carolina Cup Races due to Coronavirus concerns

CAMDEN, SC (WOLO)– The Carolina Cup has canceled the upcoming 86th running of the Carolina Cup Races on March 28, 2020 due to concerns over Coronavirus. Cup officials say they are following the guidance from the US Center for Disease Control, and local Kershaw County health authorities. The statement below was posted on the Carolina Cup Racing Association website:  “The…

Carolina Cup at Springdale Race Course

CAMDEN, SC (WOLO)– Thousands are expected to descend on Springdale Race Course in Camden this weekend for the Carolina Cup. This year, the 84th Steeplechase, falls on Easter weekend. The race course welcomes all those who don the traditional sundresses, big hats and of course, bow-ties. Organizers are looking forward to the crowd and the horse races. The gates at the…

81st Annual Carolina Cup Saturday

CAMDEN, SC (WOLO)– It’s off to the races in Camden as the 81st annual running of the Carolina Cup takes place Saturday. The event is expected to draw nearly 70,000 people, say organizers. Race goers will put on their best attire, spring hats and colorful clothes for the annual event at Springdale Race Course. Inside the race course, organizers are…

Watch: Carolina Cup in Camden

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Get ready for the pomp and circumstance and one of the Pinnacles of Horse Racing: The Carolina Cup is Saturday in Camden. The 81st annual event, hosted by the Carolina Cup Racing Association, will take place rain or shine. Gates open at 9am Saturday. ABC Columbia’s Jennifer Ready reports. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Carolina Cup