National Steeplechase Association

The Governing Body of Jump Racing in America

NEXT RACE: Aiken Spring Steeplechase - Saturday, March 23, 2024

NSA Membership

Support Jump Racing in America and Join the NSA

By becoming a member of the National Steeplechase Association, you can help support steeplechasing

in America. The NSA offers three unique membership options (Historian, Patron and Member), each with exclusive benefits.

To learn more or join the National Steeplechase Association, click the button below.


License Applications

Please find below access to license applications for Owners, Trainers, and Riders.

In the News...

Virginia Gold Cup adds Grade 1 to NSA Calendar

By Tod Marks The new stake coupled with an enriched Iroquois program makes for an unprecedented cross-country racing spectacular with two meets worth nearly $1 million on successive weekends. The Virginia Gold Cup Association revealed plans for a new Grade 1 fixture to be run as part of the sensational $430,000 card at Great Meadow…
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Aiken brings down curtain on NSA season

By Tod Marks on Saturday at the beautiful new venue on Richland Avenue in Aiken, S.C., with a five-race card worth $130,000. In addition, the Aiken Steeplechase Association will unveil it’s just completed three-floor tower at the finish line that offers a viewing area for owners and invited guests, a gathering place for pre-race officials…
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Lightning Ridge romps in Alston Cup, but comes up short in bid for title

By Tod Marks Though most key championships were already decided, the second to last meet of the 2023 National Steeplechase Association season still packed plenty of drama, deciding the title of leading three-year-old and likely settling the jockey championship as well. In the featured $35,000 Alston Cup, one of only two stakes restricted to sophomores…
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Tod Marks Photography

The National Steeplechase Association website proudly features the beautiful photography of Tod Marks. Tod is an Eclipse Award winning photographer who has cover thoroughbred racing for decades. His work regularly appears in publications in the U.S. and Europe. He is the official photographer of the National Steeplechase Association. Additional work can be viewed on his website at:


Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation

The Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation preserves and advances the sport by funding programs that promote Opportunity, Growth & Change. The Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation website is located at: