Steeplechase Times Editions


From 1994 through 2012, we published Steeplechase Times – a newspaper about American steeplechase racing. The typical schedule called for a dozen editions per year, following the spring and fall National Steeplechase Association season. Go back in time and read past editions here. Click on the cover or publication date to access . We’re working on adding more years to complete the archive.

December 9, 2011

Tax Ruling closes the season with a victory in the Colonial Cup to make a case for championship honors (he would lose to Black Jack Blues), plus championship profiles of Paddy Young, Tom Voss (in a 16-15-14 shootout), Irv Naylor, Sweet Shani, Bon Caddo, etc.

November 18, 2011

G'day G'day wins wins the Pennsylvania Hunt Cup in the glorious fall color, Decoy Daddy lands another Noel Laing, Paddy Young running away with jockeys' race, Matt McCarron rides 200th winner.

November 4, 2011

Black Jack Blues shakes up championship picture with Grand National win at Far Hills as owner Irv Naylor wins three, Gustavian wins at Aiken, getting to know Julie Gomena.

October 21, 2011

Incomplete storms off with International Gold Cup over timber, Professor Maxwell shines at Genesee, early days of a whip rule for jockeys.

October 11, 2011

Aero flies to victory in Virginia Fall timber stakes, Black Jack Blues wins Dot Smithwick Memorial race, jump people look back at Saratoga, National Museum of Racing expands steeplechase exhibit.

September 23, 2011

Hello Mabou. After shaking up Saratoga by getting claimed and winning a Grade 1 stakes, Mabou prepped for the fall season at – of all places – Aqueduct. Plus Saratoga coverage, and a fall preview.

July 15, 2011

Summer jump racing heads to Saratoga after stops at Belmont Park (hello, Demonstrative), Colonial Downs (hey, Country Cousin) and Penn National (look, it's Mr. Hot Stuff).

June 3, 2011

Owner Irv Naylor wins three at key Iroquois meet as Tax Ruling, Decoy Daddy and Chess Board triumph, plus Green Velvet runs off with Fair Hill win and Complete Zen nips All Together at Radnor.

May 13, 2011

Private Attack and Blythe Miller Davies make off with Maryland Hunt Cup, Bon Caddo lands Virginia Gold Cup and Demonstrative rolls at Foxfield.

April 29, 2011

Decoy Daddy makes it look easy in the Gwathmey, Private Attack wins at Grand National, Bon Caddo takes Manor, Xav Aizpuru rides 100th winner.