Colonial Cup to Honor Tuskeegee Airman

The Carolina Cup Racing Association will honor Tuskegee Airman Dr. Leroy Bowman, Lt USAF (Ret) at the 44th Annual Marion du Pont Scott Colonial Cup on Saturday November 23, 2013 in Camden.  Bowman, who lives in Sumter, served in World War II as one of the Tuskeegee Airmen, a group of “dedicated, determined young men who enlisted to become America's first black military airmen."

For the fourth straight year, the racing association hosts “Saluting our Military” as part of the Colonial Cup and provides thousands of service personnel, active and retired, as well as their family members with complimentary tickets.  The international steeplechase races being at 12:30pm, and the morning is packed with family fun and military-themed events beginning at 9:00am.

Event Highlights

Terrier Trials and Live Acoustic Music Pavilion in the Infield

Military tribute & swearing in of US Army Recruits at 11:00 am Pre-Race Show

Carolina Skydiving team jump

Mural signing to support our troops

 

44th Annual Colonial Cup

Saturday, November 23rd | Springdale Race Course, Camden | Gates open at 9:00am

www.carolina-cup.org