And they're off

  • Tuesday, October 29, 2013


For 17 years, horse lovers from near and far have congregated under the deep blue November sky to watch the annual Running of the King's Tree Trials. Hosted by the Williamsburg HomeTown Chamber in cooperation with the family of the McCutchen Training Center in the Cedar Swamp Community, you'll see every walk of life from farm hand to high hat rubbing elbows, tailgating, and sampling the local fare. The event is spread out over nine races with quarter horses and thoroughbreds racing from 350 yards to three-quarters-of-a mile on the three-quarter-mile track. Spectators come from across the region to see horses from as far as New Jersey, North Carolina, and Georgia. For more info, contact the chamber at (843) 355-6431.

When: Saturday, November 2, 2013 Gates open to public at 9:30 a.m. Post time of first race 12 p.m.

Where: McCutchen Training Center 1351 Central Road 12 miles west of Kingstree

What: Tickets $15 (2 and under free) General parking $10 per car Infield ranges from $30 to $50 and must be in place by 11:30 a.m.


Notice about comments:

The News is pleased to offer readers the enhanced ability to comment on stories. We expect our readers to engage in lively, yet civil discourse. We do not edit user submitted statements and we cannot promise that readers will not occasionally find offensive or inaccurate comments posted in the comments area. Responsibility for the statements posted lies with the person submitting the comment, not The News.

If you find a comment that is objectionable, please click "report abuse" and we will review it for possible removal. Please be reminded, however, that in accordance with our Terms of Use and federal law, we are under no obligation to remove any third party comments posted on our website. Read our full terms and conditions.

Latest Videos
Upcoming Events
 Latest News
Print Ads

The News

© 2015 The News an Evening Post Industries company. All Rights Reserved.

Registration on or use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Service, Privacy Policy and Parental Consent Form.