Unionville (Pa.) horse country’s spring ritual, the Willowdale Steeplechase, is on course for a day of racing and family fun on Sunday, May 15.
Gates open at 10 a.m. followed at 11:15 a.m. by the hilarious Jack Russell terrier races. The pony races begin an hour later. Post time for the first flat race is 1:30; the jump races start at 2 p.m. with the featured Willowdale Steeplechase set for 3 p.m.
General admission is $30 per person in advance, $35 at the gate. Children age 12 and under are admitted free.
Here’s the full race schedule:
1st Race: Liam Magee (Amateur Training Flat)
2nd Race: The Landhope Cup (Maiden Timber)
3rd Race: Marshall W. Jenney Memorial Foxhunter’s Chase (Amateur Apprentice Timber)
4th Race: The Willowdale Steeplechase (Amateur Steeplechase)
5th Race: The Folly (Maiden Claiming Hurdles)
6th Race: The Rose Tree Cup (Conditioned Claiming Hurdle)