The 28th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase will be held

Saturday, May 8th, 2021.

Happy New Year!

Plans for the 28th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase – Saturday May 8th, are moving forward! The safety and well-being of our spectators, horsemen, officials and volunteers is our top priority. Due to COVID-19, our planning decisions are being guided by government mandates and public health guidelines. Therefore, the number of spectators and volunteers may be limited based on these state requirements. Please check back for the latest updates concerning ticketing on our website and social media. 

The Willowdale Steeplechase is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization based in Kennett Square, PA. Our mission is to raise funds for clean water and veterinary excellence. Through donations to  The Stroud Water Research Center and The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine’s New Bolton Center. the Willowdale Steeplechase helps to further the stewardship of our natural resources and educate the next generation of large animal veterinarians.