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Laura Balding

March 27, 2013

Hunt Report: Gumbo Flats Gold Cup Stake

On St. Patrick’s Day, between 30 and 40 foot-pack enthusiasts gathered at the Strathalbyn Farms Club gazebo in Weldon Spring, Mo., for the 38th annual running of the Gumbo Flats Gold Cup Stake.

The event, hosted by the Three Creek Bassets (Mo.), started on Friday evening with a dinner for out-of-towners at a nearby restaurant.

On Saturday morning, the competing masters from My Half Beagles (Mo.), Sandanona Beagles (N.Y.), Okaw Valley Bassets (Ill.) and Three Creek Bassets gathered to number the hounds at Leslie and Don Granger’s My Half Farm near New Melle, Mo.

May 20, 2005

Gumbo Flats Gold Cup Stake Celebrates 30 Years Riot

Competitors from the frozen north and west assembled in St. Charles, Mo., greeted by daffodils and spring grass, for the running of the 30th Anniversary Gumbo Flats Gold Cup Stake Beagle and Basset Spectacular, March 20.

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