27th Running of The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens

Bring friends, family or business clients to “party in the pines” in the colorful Autumn setting showcased in the foothills of the Pine Mountain Ridge.
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Oct. 31, 2011 - PRLog -- WHAT:
Saturday, November 5, marks the 27th running of The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens.  Bring friends, family or business clients to “party in the pines” in the colorful Autumn setting showcased in the foothills of the Pine Mountain Ridge. Pick your favorite horse to win one of the seven races – five sanctioned races and two junior horse races.  Enjoy a day packed with entertainment ranging from tailgate competitions, hat contests and Jack Russell Terrier Races to a variety of food, children’s activities and Southern artists.  Mark your calendars to attend Steeplechase the first Saturday of November every year!

Saturday, November 5, 2011.  Gates open at 10 a.m.; activities begin at 10:30 a.m.; opening ceremonies at 11:45 a.m., followed by the races.

The Steeplechase at Callaway Gardens site (Turn South on Nelson Road off Ga. Hwy. 18.  Follow the signs.)

To have a great day in the country on a crisp Autumn day set against the backdrop of the beautiful Pine Mountain Ridge, picnicking and enjoying the thunderous sound of strong horses racing to "benefit the arts."  Funds from this event benefit non-profit arts-related organizations in West-Central Georgia.

Tickets are $25 for infield and $20 for an infield car pass.  Rail packages and boxes are available.

Tickets can be purchased:
Online at www.steeplechaseatcallaway.org until midnight on Thursday, November 3.
By phone at 706-324-6252 until Noon on Friday, November 4.
At the Steeplechase Office at 708 Broadway in Columbus.

Tickets purchased by phone after TODAY (October 31) will be available at the Will Call on Race Day.

Relax and stay a while. A special overnight package is available at Callaway Gardens.  The package is available for those who already have Steeplechase tickets, or those who need them.  For more information, visit www.callawaygardens.com/steeplechase or call 1-800-CALLAWAY (225-5292).

For more information, please contact:
Kim Jinks at 706-324-6252 or kim@steepelchaseatcallaway.org
Rachel Crumbley at 706-663-1587 or pr@callawaygardens.com

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