IROQUOIS STEEPLECHASE SHARES ‘WHAT TO KNOW’
Tickets still available and live stream of races announced
The Iroquois Steeplechase, sponsored by Bank of America and benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, will make its 81st annual return to Percy Warner Park on May 14. As Nashville’s rite of spring since 1941, race day will be full of annual traditions and new attractions, such as Royal 615 Lounge, auction experiences, free to play contests and much more.
Those wishing to attend this year’s race have a wide variety of ticket options to choose from, starting with this year’s newest attraction, Royal 615 Lounge presented by Conrad Nashville and Nashville Lifestyles. This centerfield party tent will feature DJ entertainment, craft cocktails and food trucks. While VIP tickets are sold out for the Lounge, patron tickets are available for online purchase through the Iroquois Steeplechase website. Other grounds tickets are still available including Hunt Club, tailgating tickets and Individual tickets.
Iroquois Steeplechase Chairman Dwight Hall said, “This year promises to celebrate our grand traditions everyone enjoys while launching new and exciting hospitality experiences on the grounds. We’ve also attracted many top rated and impressive horses for one of the nation’s top steeplechasing events.”
Tailgating spots are a crowd favorite with food truck options, drink access to Taverns on the Turf and prime time viewing of the six races throughout the day. Steeplechase Central food trucks include Brown’s Diner, Chick-fil-A, Hogwood BBQ, Loveless Café, Sweet T’s Ice cream and The Huli Hut. Family area food trucks include East Tasty Candy Company, Fye Dog’s, Moosic City Ice Cream & Waffles, Nashville Cotton Candy Co. and Retro Sno.
When it comes to what to bring and what to leave at home, attendees are required to present their ticket and armband and parking pass upon entering the race. Sunscreen is recommended, along with hats and comfortable shoes. Glass containers, pets, propane grills, buses, limos and firearms are prohibited from the race grounds.
For enthusiasts unable to attend the race in person, the National Steeplechase Association will have the races on live stream online at www.nationalsteeplechase.com.
Iroquois Steeplechase is sponsored by Bank of America. Sponsors and community partners include TVV Capital, Brown Advisory, Row Associates, Action 24/7, NashComm, EY, Westlight Studios, Conrad Nashville, Nashville Lifestyles, R.H. Boyd, Brown Forman, Lipman, Jack Daniels, Andrews Transportation Group, News Channel 5, Tri Green Equipment, Compass, FarmVet, Nashville Post, Amazon, AT&T, MARS Equestrian, Publix, NFocus, Your Williamson, Your Sumner, StyleBlueprint, Sophisticated Living, The Tennessean, Belle Meade Lifestyle, Super Talk 99.7 WTN, Nash Icon 95.5, 105.5 The Zone, 92Q and 103.3 Country. For more information, visit https://www.iroquoissteeplechase.org.
About The Iroquois Steeplechase
The Iroquois Steeplechase is an iconic sporting event that has been Nashville’s rite of spring since 1941. Held the second Saturday of each May at Percy Warner Park, the annual event attracts more than 25,000 spectators and is Music City’s celebration of time-honored traditions, Tennessee hospitality and southern fashions. The event also supports several philanthropic causes and has donated nearly $11 million to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt since 1981. To learn more about Steeplechase, visit www.iroquoissteeplechase.org.