2017 Race Day Schedule


2017
THE 25th Running of the WILLOWDALE STEEPLECHASE
RACE DAY SCHEDULE

 

 

10:00     Gates Open; Welcome; Opening Announcements

10:00     The Willowdale Shops, Restaurant Booths,

Kid’s Alley Tent, & Antique Car Display Open

11:00     Jack Russell Terrier Races

11:30     “Silver” Tailgate Competition

                             sponsored by the Whip Tavern begins

12:00     National Anthem

12:15     Pony Races Start

1:00     Miss Nancy Nicholas Memorial Side Saddle Race

1:30     First Race:     Amateur Training Flat: The Liam Magee

Paddock Time: 1:00

2:00     Second Race:   Maiden Timber: The Landhope Cup

Paddock Time: 1:30

2:30     Third Race:     Maiden Timber: The Lanphope Cup

                                        – Division 2

                                        Paddock Time: 2:00

2:45     Tailgate Competition Winner Announced

                                       & Miss Nancy Nicholas Memorial

                                                 Side Saddle Race

                                                         awards presented

                                                         – in front of the OTR tent

 

3:00    Fourth Race:    Amateur Apprentice Timber:

                                              The Marshall W. Jenney

                                                   Memorial Foxhunter’s Chase

                                                        Paddock Time:  2:30

 

3:30     Fifth Race:     Amateur Steeplechase:

                      The Willowdale Steeplechase Stakes

            Paddock Time: 3:00

 

4:00     Sixth Race:     Maiden Claiming Hurdle: The Folly

         Paddock Time: 3:30

 

4:30     Seventh Race:     Conditioned Claiming Hurdle:

                       The Rose Tree Cup

             Paddock Time: 4:00

 

6:00     Gates Close