Local Steeplechase Race Schedules for 2021

All the details on this year’s Radnor Hunt Races and the two other marquee steeplechase events coming this May.

28th Running of the Willowdale Steeplechase


10 A.M.

Gates open. Welcome and announcements.

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12:45 P.M.

National Anthem

1 P.M.

First race. Allowance Hurdle: Liam Magee SOTA Apprentice Rider Race; 12:30 p.m. paddock time.

1:30 P.M.

Second race. Maiden Claiming Hurdle: The Folly, sponsored by M&T Bank/ Wilmington Trust; 1 p.m. paddock time.

2 P M.

Third race. Conditioned Claiming Hurdle: The Rose Tree Cup; 1:30 p.m. paddock time.

Courtesy of Willowdale

2:30 P.M.

Fourth race. Amateur Timber Stakes: The Buttonwood/Sycamore Farms Willowdale Steeplechase Stakes; 2 p.m. paddock time.

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3 P.M.

Fifth race. Maiden Timber: The Landhope Cup; 2:30 p.m. paddock time.

3:30 P.M.

Sixth race. Amateur Apprentice Timber: The Marshall W. Jenney Memorial Foxhunter’s Chase; 3 p.m. paddock time.

5:30 P.M.

Gates close

101 E. Street Road, Kennett Square, Pa. Visit willowdale.org.

90th Radnor Hunt Races

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021


Mounted Color Guard of the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry and the National Anthem (Orpheus Club of Philadelphia)

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12:30 P.M.

Inaugural Katherine W. Illoway Invitational Sidesaddle Race

1:30 P.M.

First race. The Milfern Cup.

2:05 P.M.

Second race. The Thompson Memorial Steeplechase.

2:20 P.M.

Carriage Parade

2:45 P.M.

Third race. The Radnor Hunt Cup.

Courtest of Radnor Hunt

3 P.M.

Parade of the Radnor Hunt Foxhounds

3:15 P.M.

Fourth race. The National Hunt Cup.

3:50 P.M.

Fifth race. The James M. Moran, Jr. Steeplechase.

4:20 P.M.

Sixth race. The Henry Collins.

826 Providence Road, Malvern, Pa. Visit brandywine.org.

43nd Annual Point-to-Point at Winterthur

SUNDAY, MAY 30, 2021

10:30 A.M.

Courtesy of Point-to-Point

Gates open. Race Rafe: Place a $5 wager on a winning horse for a chance to win $500. Sponsored by Draper & Kramer Mortgage, Inc.

1:50 P.M.

National Anthem

2 P.M.

First race. Isabella du Pont Sharp Memorial Maiden Timber Race ($10,000 purse).

2:30 P.M.

Second race. Winterthur Bowl Open Timber Stakes ($20,000 purse)

3 P.M.

Third race. Vicmead Plate Amateur Apprentice Timber Race ($10,000 purse) in honor of Louis “Paddy” Neilson III.

Photo by Jim Graham

3:30 P.M.

Fourth race. Middletown Cup Amateur Training Flat Race.

3:45 P.M.

Presentation of the Greta Brown Layton Trophy

4 P.M.

Gates close.

Schedule subject to change. 5101 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Del. Visit winterthur.org.

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