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Forget the fancy hats, elegant horses and Jack Russell Terriers that will be on display this weekend at the 88th Virginia Gold Cup. Parimutuel betting, in which people put their money into a collective pool, is the real star of this year's festivities, the organizers say.
The man wanted in connection with the killing of 80-year-old Nelson Slack and his 74-year-old wife, Ethel, has been arrested, police say.
Colorful fall foliage, tailgate parties, fancy hats and, of course, Jack Russell Terrier races marked the 75th annual International Gold Cup Saturday.