Name first race at Block House Steeplechase

Published 5:55 pm Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Here is your opportunity to be part of the Block House

action at the 63rd running of the Steeplechase on Saturday, April 18 at FENCE. Support the Block House Race tradition with a $100 donation and win a chance to name the 1st race!

&dquo;We&squo;re always looking for new and fun ways for the community to be involved with Steeplechase,&dquo; said Laura

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Weicker, Executive Director of Tryon Riding & Hunt Club.

Win, place or show ‐ your donation entitles you to: watch the first race of the day from the sponsor&squo;s prime viewing area at the finish line, receive a specially created hat for race supporters only, get your business or name listed on a full page ad in the

official Block House Steeplechase program, recognition of thanks in the newspaper and, best of all, it&squo;s almost entirely tax deductible!

This opportunity is limited to the first 150 entries of $100 each, so act now! Names will be drawn at random for the chance to name the first Steeplechase race of the day.

To meet the program deadline, sponsors must commit by March 27.

For more information about this opportunity or to learn more about the Block House Steeplechase, please call 828- 859-6109 or 800-438-3681 or visit for more information.

The 63rd Running of the Block House Steeplechase is hosted by the Tryon Riding & Hunt Club, a non-profit (501c3) organization celebrating 83 years of supporting and preserving the equestrian tradition in Polk County and Upstate South Carolina region. With funds raised from successful events, including the Block House Steeplechase, nationally accredited Horse Shows and Horse Trials and the Any & All Dog Show,

Tryon Riding & Hunt Club has contributed over a half million dollars to the community in the last five years.

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