81st Running the Iroquois Steeplechase

Nashville's Rite of Spring since 1941

Host Jeremy C. Park talks with Dwight Hall, Race Chairman, former Jockey and Winner of the 1977 Iroquois Steeplechase, along with Autumn Eklond, Chief Marketing Officer and Brand Ambassador for the Iroquois Steeplechase, who both highlight the upcoming 81st Running on Saturday, May 14, 2022. During the interview, Dwight and Autumn provide some of the historical context for the event, talk about the philanthropic focus and millions of dollars donated to organizations including Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital, thank their sponsors and volunteers, and discuss ticket packages, their app, and some of the upgrades for the event, including a “VIP” Royal 615 Lounge.

    • History of Steeplechase:
      • How it began: Frost, Houghland and Sloan hosting the first Iroquois Steeplechase at Percy Warner Park
      • Iroquois the racehorse
    • Our Benefactors – How much we have given from the event to charity
      • Over $12 million donated to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital
      • Thank corporate sponsors for their donations to the event (examples below)
        • Bank of America
        • Lipman Brothers
        • Cumulus and other media partners
    • Upgrades to the 2022 Race:
        • Royal 615 Lounge: A VIP party in the centerfield featuring bars, food, DJs and so much more
        • After receiving feedback from our guests, we are expanding the internet connection in Steeplechase Central to improve the attendee experience thanks to our sponsors and local partners
    • Options for Attending the Race
      • Purchase Tickets on the website.
      • Tailgating Options – Over 1,400 spots available
      • Individual Tickets
      • Corporate or Hospitality Tents – Railside Tents or Hunt Club
      • Family Area – Children Under Age 12 are free

Learn more:
Website:               https://www.iroquoissteeplechase.org/
Facebook:             https://www.facebook.com/IroquoisSteeplechase
Twitter:                 https://twitter.com/TNSteeplechase
Instagram:            https://www.instagram.com/tnsteeplechase/
Pinterest:             https://www.pinterest.com/tnsteeplechase/
LinkedIn:               https://www.linkedin.com/company/iroquoissteeplechase/
You Tube:             https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFwrSAZBXIwgevEn6bcdtmw

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