The Willowdale Steeplechase at a Glance
What: The 21th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase benefiting Quest Therapeutic Riding Services, Inc., The Stroud Water Research Center and The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine at New Bolton Center
When: Sunday, May 12, 2013
- Gates open at 10:00 a.m.
- Tailgate Competition - all day
- Antique and Unique Car Display - all day
- Jack Russell Races at 11:00 a.m.
- Pony Races at 12:15 p.m
- First Race at 1:30 p.m.
- Last races ends at approximately 4:30 p.m.
- Gates close at 6:00 p.m.
Where: The Willowdale Steeplechase grounds, located at Routes 82 and 926 in Kennett Square, PA. For GPS coordinates use 101 E. Street Road, Kennett Square, PA
Cost: General Admission tickets: $25 per person prior to race day. $30 per person at the gate. Reserved parking spaces are available, please see the ticket information page for more details. Tickets go on sale February 1, 2013.
General Admission Tickets are still available for $25 at the ticket outlets listed below, and will be available on race day at the gate for $30.
- Brandywine Ace Pet & Farm
- Dover Saddlery
- Hoods BBQ
- Landhope Farms - Rte 82 and Rte 273 Stores
- Neuchatel Chocolates
- Northbrook Marketplace
- Outback Trading Co.
- Oxford Feed and Grains
- Ruby Slippers
- Stoltzfus Feed and Lumber
- That's Hats and Accessories
- Unionville Saddle Shop
- Vignette by LE Walker
- Wild Tyme
Please call the
Willowdale Steeplechase office
at 610-444-1582 for information
about available parking spaces.
Save These Dates!
March 9th Willowdale Steeplechase Preview and Mardi Gras Party at the Yellow House. Jimmy Duffy is providing the catering so the food will be fabulous. There will be great auction items, music, wine and New Orleans Hurricanes. Tickets are $75 per person. Patrons who renew their steeplechase parking prior to March 4 receive on complimentary ticket.
April 20th for the first annual “Shop Around Town Saturday”. Willowdale Steeplechase is partnering with local retailers in Kennett Square, West Chester, Glen Mills and Greenville, DE to encourage our patrons to shop for their Mother’s Day gifts and race day outfits on “Shop Around Town Saturday”. Participating retailers will help promote the races and will give away one complimentary ticket to the races to each person who spends $100 or more at their store.
May 12th for the 21st running of The Willowdale Steeplechase. The Mother’s Day tradition continues with seven exciting horse races, Jack Russell Terrier and Pony Races, antique cars, boutique shopping, tailgate competition and much more. Reserved tailgate parking spaces are available for purchase after February 1.