Tags » Foxfield Races

Steeple + Chase

We were revisiting some of our archived material and came across a multi-year project by Blend photographer Roberto Westbrook that we first discovered a few years back and had to share with you. 156 more words

Art And Design

Off to the Races

This weekend we hosted an 18 person slumber party at our house, friends flung back into our orbit from New Orleans and New York, Washington, Richmond and Los Angeles, all to come see us and the horse races, to toast champagne, try their hand at moonshine, eat fried chicken and enjoy the glorious southern spring in all of its almost-unbelievable beauty. 57 more words


(Anything But) Far From The Madras Crowd

Description of day at Foxfield, the local steeplechase race that’s become a Charlottesville tradition, famous for excess in both fashion and alcohol. Published in the spring of 2006, this was m… 566 more words



Yesterday’s Foxfield races were just as fun as they always are (and as you can see I chose the orange dress :-)). Tons of food and fun. 31 more words

Social Life

Southern Derby Prep

This is the weekend us wahoos (UVa students and grads) look forward to all year long. It’s the Foxfield Races!!!!!!!

Foxfields is a day-long event on Saturday in which everyone gets dressed up in their finest Southern derby gear and tailgates  and drinks :-) Technically, the races are steeplechase, which means that unlike the Kentucky Derby, the Foxfield races have horses jumping fences and ditches and generally traversing the many intervening obstacles.   341 more words

Social Life

Foxfield Races Recap

Ahh, it’s so nice to be home. After an awful delay at Philly airport, I finally made it back to Ann Arbor, where my mom had dinner waiting: steak, corn, salad, and cantaloupe for dessert. 365 more words

Happy Foxfields Day

The best day of the year finally came, the Foxfield races! Foxfield is a Charlottesville tradition. A huge tailgating party where everyone wears their preppiest clothes (sundresses, big hats, bowties, etc). 94 more words

Social Life