2018 Poster Art
We will be unveiling the 2018 Poster art by this year’s artist Sandra Forbush very soon! Ms. Forbush is very well known for her sporting paintings and portraits, and she did the 1995 poster for the Races, it remains one of the all time favorites. For more information visit her website http://www.sandraforbush.com/. This year’s painting will be auctioned at the Races and posters and other items with the artwork will be for sale at the Races.
The artwork above is the 2017 poster by Dagmar Cosby, scarves with this image are available at the Montpelier Museum Shop and will be at the Races.
History of Montpelier Races
Marion duPont Scott started The Montpelier Hunt Races in 1934 on the front lawn of James Madison’s home. The hurdle course features the only live brush jumps in the Commonwealth of Virginia.