The Grand National Steeplechase Association will host its 121st race meeting on April 20, 2024. We would like to thank our landowners, public services, medical professionals, volunteers, loyal patrons and participants for their long-time dedication to the Grand National Steeplechase. All communication concerning ticket availability, attendance, race terms and conditions, etc., will be posted on the website and is subject to change at the sole discretion of the Race Committee. We hope to see you in Butler on the second-to-last Saturday in April!

Grand National Steeplechase Association


Race Day Schedule

12:00 PM – Gates Open

2:30 PM – Grand National Steeplechase

3:15 PM – Maiden Timber

4:00 PM – Benjamin H. Murray Memorial

4:45 PM – Western Run Plate II

Race Day FAQs

  • Ticket Delivery: Passes for the Paddock, Subscriber, and General parking areas are fully digital in 2024, including for those race subscribers who elected to pay by check / cash. Digital passes were emailed to the address provided on the ticket invoice (for cash / check purchase) and/or entered into the FutureTicketing platform (for online purchase). Passes were transmitted from Grand National Steeplechase Association, Inc. ( Passes for the Benefactor and Railside parking areas – which are reserved by name – were mailed via USPS no later than 4/10/2024. Please check your email carefully BEFORE contacting the race meet if you believe that you have not received your pass(es).
  • Paddock Entry: Paddock entry is limited to horsemen (owners, trainers, and jockeys), race officials, and landowners and their guests given crowd constraints and recommendations from horsemen and attending medical personnel concerning the safety of race participants and patrons. We thank you for your understanding.

  • Uber / Lyft / Taxi Policy: Entry to the event via Uber, Lyft, taxi, or any other commercial vehicle is prohibited. The racecourse entrance at 2838 Butler Road is the only place of ingress / egress available; as such, ride sharing services cause traffic issues for those patrons who have purchased parking passes. Those persons attempting to access the event using a ride sharing service will be turned away by security.
  • Tickets vs. Parking Passes: Purchase of a Grand National parking pass allows entrance to the racecourse for all persons in the vehicle. There are no individual tickets. Please note that no box / panel trucks, buses, campers, commercial vehicles (including ride sharing services) or farm vehicles will be permitted entry into the racecourse.
  • Pets: Pets are strictly prohibited. Those vehicles with pets inside will not be permitted entry. Any person caught with a pet on the racecourse premises will be asked to leave immediately.

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