The 29th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase will be held

Saturday, May 14th, 2022.

NO DAY-OF SALES – advanced purchase only

CLICK BELOW for our 2022 Race Day Program!


It’s Steeplechase time in Chester County!! Tickets are now on sale for the 29th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase presented by The 24th Fund.

Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like spending a fun day with family and friends in the beautiful countryside of Chester County, it’s time to make plans for the community favorite, the Willowdale Steeplechase!

This year’s races return to full spectator capacity as tickets and Tailgate Parking spaces go on sale online at for the 29th Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase Saturday, May 14, 2022. Visit the Ticket page to view all tailgating sections, space availability, and pricing. Note, returning alumni patrons have tailgate renewal options until March 18th, after which unsold tailgates are released for general public purchase.

The Willowdale Steeplechase is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, raising funds for the Stroud Water Research Center and Penn Vet New Bolton Center.

Thank you for your support, see you at the races!

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.