The Grand National Steeplechase races are presented by Brown Advisory.

Grand National SteeplechaseThe Grand National Steeplechase is run for the Grand National Challenge Cup, sponsored by Hubble Bisbee Group. The Challenge Cup will be held by the owner of the winning horse each year and will become the permanent possession of the owner winning the Grand National three times, not necessarily with the same horse nor by successive wins. The Grand National Challenge Cup will be run in memory of John K. Shaw III until its retirement. Weight: 165 lbs.; five-year-olds allowed 5 lbs.; no other allowances. Riders, owners and horses acceptable to the Committee. Entrance fee, $450. About 3¼ miles over timber. Purse $35,000.

The Benjamin H. Murray Memorial Steeplechase sponsored by Cushman & Wakefield is for five-year-olds and upwards which have not won two races over timber at a recognized meeting. Five-year-olds, 165 lbs.; older, 170 lbs. Non-winners over timber at a recognized meeting allowed 8 lbs. Riders, owners and horses acceptable to the Committee. Winning owner and rider to receive trophy. Entrance fee, $450. About 3¼ miles over timber. Purse $20,000.

The Western Run Plate II is sponsored by J.C. Porter Construction and Porter Buckley Construction Group. The perpetual plate is given in memory of Redmond C. Stewart by members of the Stewart family, to be held for one year by the winning owner. For five-year-olds and upward. To be ridden by amateur owner/riders. 180 lbs. Entrance fee $300. About 3 miles over timber.

The Grand National Maiden Timber is sponsored by Stewart Title. For five-year olds and upward which have never won over timber. Amateur riders, owners, and horses acceptable to the Committee. Five-year-olds, 160 lbs.; older, 165 lbs. No rider allowances. Entrance fee $300. About three miles over timber on the Western Run Course. Purse $15,000.

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