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County Executive Rob Astorino gives a carrot to (Credit: Angela Gaul)

County Executive Rob Astorino gives a carrot to a horse after a news conference announcing that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

Prestigious American Gold Cup to take place at Old Salem Farm

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, in partnership with American Gold Cup, announced that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition would take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem. The event will take place Sept. 22 and is expected to draw 10,000 people and pump $6 million into the local economy. (Feb. 25, 2013)

County Executive Rob Astorino gives a carrot to
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

County Executive Rob Astorino gives a carrot to a horse after a news conference announcing that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

County Executive Rob Astorino and head trainer Frank
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

County Executive Rob Astorino and head trainer Frank Madden pose for a photo op with a horse after a news conference announcing that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

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From left, County Executive Rob Astorino, Old Salem
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, County Executive Rob Astorino, Old Salem Farm head trainer Frank Madden, American Gold Cup organizer Michael Morrissey, Olympic gold medalist equestrian McLain Ward of Brewster and Valerie Angeli from the ASPCA speak during a news conference in North Salem. The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

From left, Olympic gold medalist equestrian McLain Ward
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

From left, Olympic gold medalist equestrian McLain Ward of Brewster poses with a horse, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino and head trainer Frank Madden after a news conference announcing that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

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The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino tours the stables
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino tours the stables after a news conference announcing that the 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition
(Credit: Angela Gaul)

The 43rd annual American Gold Cup Equestrian Competition will take place at Old Salem Farm in North Salem in September. (Feb. 25, 2013)

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