Tickets now on sale for Willowdale Steeplechase

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like to have fun and enjoy a beautiful day in the country, it’s time to make plans for this wonderful Chester County family event! This year the races are again running on Mother’s Day!  Tickets and parking spaces for The Willowdale Steeplechase’s Sunday, May 13th event are on sale now online at www.willowdale.org.  Visit our...

What To Do: Off to the races at Willowdale

By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times Throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, the Brandywine Valley is known for being horse country – an area famous for top-flight equestrian events. The 2017 equestrian season is already underway with a big annual point-to-point event last weekend in Delaware and this weekend’s Annual Willowdale Steeplechase (Steeplechase grounds, routes 82 and 926, Unionville,...

Willowdale tickets are now on sale

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Spring is here and patrons and fans are gearing up for The 25th Anniversary Running of the Willowdale Steeplechase! Whether you’re a horse enthusiast or just like to have a fun and beautiful day in the country, it’s time to make plans for this wonderful Chester County family event! This year the races are back to running on Mother’s Day, and tickets and parking spaces for...

Willowdale announces $100K challenge

EAST MARLBOROUGH — A $100,000 Steeplechase Challenge is on the race card for the 25th Anniversary Running of The Willowdale Steeplechase! This “Challenge” will help to celebrate Willowdale’s 25th Anniversary and The Pennsylvania Hunt Cup’s 83rd running. The “Challenge” will take excitement for spectators to an even higher level while offering a major opportunity for amateur riders. The...

What To Do: Saddle Up For Willowdale

Also: 74th annual Dogwood Festival in Phoenixville By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 24th annual Willowdale Steeplechase is Sunday, races, tailgating competition and, of course, those hats. The Brandywine Valley is horse country and the 2016 equestrian season is already underway. The 24th Annual Willowdale Steeplechase (Steeplechase grounds, routes 82 and 926, Unionville, 610-444-1582,...

Enjoy a night of Mardi Gras, Feb. 27

EAST MARLBOROUGH — Spend a night on Bourbon Street and jump into Steeplechase season at the Willowdale Steeplechase’s Sixth Annual Mardi Gras Auction & Cocktail Party on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6 pm. All are invited to attend and enjoy great fun and good food. Guests will enjoy hors d’oeuvres catered by Jimmy Duffy and a taste of the bayou at the raw bar by George & Sons. Philadelphia...

What To Do: If it’s Mothers Day, It’s Willowdale

From Steeplechases to local stages, there’s lots to do with Mom this weekend By Denny Dyroff, Staff Writer, The Times The 23rd Annual Willowdale Steeplechase takes place Sunday, complete with the annual tailgating competition, antique cars — and of course, the hats. It’s Mother’s Day on May 10 and you can go the traditional route and take mom out to a nice dinner. But, if you’re looking...