22nd running slated for Mothers Day, May 11
EAST MARLBOROUGH — Patrons and race fans of the Willowdale Steeplechase have some excitement to look forward to at the 22nd running of the races. In spite of the harsh weather, steeplechase horses have been in training and the spring race season kicks off in South Carolina this month. Tickets and parking spaces for Willowdale Steeplechase’s May 11th annual Mother’s Day event are on sale now.
Reserved patron tailgate parking admission packages are available, and now is the best time to make selections. Member’s Hill offers premiere viewing of the finish line and 4 admission tickets for $450. The Water Jump West parking section includes 4 admission tickets and offers excellent viewing of Willowdale’s signature Water Jump for $375. The Turn parking includes 4 tickets for $250 and is centrally located with spectacular views of the home stretch and the paddock area. The Field parking includes 4 tickets at $175 and provides great tailgating with a panoramic view of the racecourse from its location high on the hillside. The amphitheatre style layout of Willowdale allows for 90% percent viewing of the race course from all parking areas.
General Admission tickets are also on sale now at $25.00 in advance or $30.00 per person on race day. Parking in the General Admission parking lot is free and children under 12 are always free. A course map is also located on the Willowdale website showing the location of the parking sections, food court, Kid’s Alley and the many other entertainment options for the day.
People with official handicapped access permits will be provided with a reserved parking space with a special cost of $30.00 which includes one ticket. Contact the Willowdale Steeplechase office for more information.
For additional information or to order tickets, contact the Willowdale Steeplechase office at 610.444.1582 or visit www.willowdale.org.