National Steeplechase Association

The Governing Body of Jump Racing in America

NEXT RACE: May 7, 2022: Virginia Gold Cup, The Plains, VA

May 21, 2022 - Radnor Hunt Races, Malvern, PA

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July 11, 2022 - Colonial Downs, New Kent, VA

July 18, 2022 - Colonial Downs, New Kent, VA

NSA Membership

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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.

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License Applications

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

In the News...

The weekend wrap-up:

French Light shines in novice stake; Vintage Vinnie outdoes himself with second Hunt Cup win; Chief Justice lays down the law in Van Clief Memorial
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Weekend Triple Header offers a smorgasbord of action

The National Steeplechase Association caravan heads to Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina on Saturday featuring a dozen races, highlighted by the Maryland Hunt Cup.
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“Speedy” Smithwick passes

Sad news to report from the steeplechase community. Daniel M Smithwick Jr., better known as “Speedy,” passed away on April 23 in Middleburg, Va.
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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: