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2019 Willowdale Steeplechase Race Day Schedule


27th Running of the Willowdale Steeplechase 

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019

101 E. Street Road, Kennett Square, Pa. 


10 a.m. 

• Gates open.

• Willowdale shops, restaurant booths, Kids’ Alley Tent and Antique Car Display open 

10:30 a.m. 

• Jack Russell Terrier Races (new time)

11:30 a.m. 

• The Whip Tavern Tailgate Competition judging begins

• Pony races start

12:30 p.m.

• National Anthem 

1 p.m.

• Miss Nancy Nicholas Memorial Side Saddle Field Master’s Chase 

1:30 p.m.

• Liam Magee SOTA Apprentice Rider Race 

2 p.m. 

• Maiden Claiming Hurdle: The Folly 

2:30 p.m. 

Conditioned Claiming Hurdle: The Rose Tree Cup

2:45 p.m. 

• Tailgate competition winner announced

• Miss Nancy Nicholas Memorial Side Saddle Race Awards presented in front of the OTR tent

3 p.m. 

• Amateur Steeplechase: The Willowdale Steeplechase Stakes sponsored by Buttonwood/Sycamore Farms

3:30 p.m. 

• Maiden Timber: The Landhope Cup

4 p.m. 

• Amateur Apprentice Timber: The Marshall W. Jenney Memorial Foxhunter’s Chase 

6 p.m.

• Gates close