THE IROQUOIS STEEPLECHASE OPENS 2022 TICKET SALES TO THE PUBLIC
Iroquois Steeplechase returns to its traditional date on Saturday, May 14, 2022
NASHVILLE, Tenn. –The Iroquois Steeplechase tickets, benefiting The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, are now on sale. The 81st annual race meet will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2022, at Percy Warner Park. To buy tickets or renew a space, please visit www.iroquoissteeplechase.org.
“It is exciting to bring Nashville’s rite of spring back to its traditional date in 2022,” said Dwight Hall, Chairman of the Iroquois Steeplechase Race Committee. “We are grateful to our community for supporting us the past two years and look forward to continuing our grand tradition of giving back to that same community.”
The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will remain the primary beneficiary of the Iroquois Steeplechase. Throughout the past 39 years, the Iroquois Steeplechase has donated over $11 million to the hospital through the annual meet. The race meet also donates to other local charities including the Friends of Warner Parks.
About The Iroquois Steeplechase
The Iroquois Steeplechase is an iconic sporting event that has been Nashville’s rite of spring since 1941. Held the second Saturday of each May at Percy Warner Park, the annual event attracts more than 25,000 spectators and is Music City’s celebration of time-honored traditions, Tennessee hospitality and southern fashions. The event also supports several philanthropic causes and has donated nearly $11 million to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt since 1981. To learn more about Steeplechase, visit www.iroquoissteeplechase.org.
About Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of the nation’s leading children’s hospitals, treating and helping to prevent a full range of pediatric health issues from colds and broken bones to complex heart diseases and cancer. Achieving 10 out of 10 nationally ranked pediatric specialties in 2021, Children’s Hospital was again named among the nation’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” for the 15th consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report. Additionally, Children’s Hospital earned the distinction as the No. 1 pediatric hospital in Tennessee, and in a new regional ranking, sharing first place in the Southeast Region.
Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, a nonprofit organization, opened in 2004, expanded its physical space in 2012, and recently added four new floors encompassing 160,000 total sq. ft. The new expansion helps to advance the size and scope of the hospital’s mission. For more about Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt: ChildrensHospitalVanderbilt.org