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2015 Iroquois Shoppes Offer Local, Equestrian-themed Goods on Race Day

NASHVILLE, Tennessee, April 28, 2015 – Race goers of the 74th Iroquois Steeplechase will have the opportunity to shop local and equestrian-themed goods at the Iroquois Shoppes, a pop-up, centralized marketplace on the Steeplechase grounds on race day.

Located in Hospitality Village, near the Family Area and box seats, the Iroquois Shoppes space is accessible from all areas of the grounds for allClose up horses racing guests.

“The Iroquois Shoppes is a fun spot for guests to pick up a race day souvenir, shop equestrian-themed goods or pick up a last minute accessory for their race day outfit,” said Dwight Hall, Iroquois Steeplechase race chairman. “We’ve added several new retailers and vendors this year and we’re excited for race goers to visit the expanded Iroquois Shoppes area.”

Iroquois Shoppes retailers, giveaways and activities include:

  • AT&T
  • Bob Mickler’s
  • Bradley’s Curbside Creamery
  • Equine Impressions
  • Franklin Cigar
  • Hats by Katie
  •  Iroquois Boutique: Iroquois Steeplechase posters and merchandise 
  • MD Barn Dealers
  • Music City Food + Wine Festival and Martin’s BBQ
  • Nfocus: Hat contest sign ups
  • Peter Nappi: Official riding boots for the 75th Anniversary of the Iroquois Steeplechase
  • Publix: Free water
  • Savannah Children
  • State Farm: Caricaturist
  • Tennessean: Photo booth
  • Triple Crown Bakery
  • vineyard vines

For more information about the Iroquois Shoppes, visit

Gates open for the Iroquois Steeplechase at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 9. To reserve your individual ticket or group tailgating space for the 74th running,

Press release courtesy of Iroquois Steeplechase

About the Iroquois Steeplechase

Held on the second Saturday of every May at Nashville’s Percy Warner Park, the Iroquois Steeplechase is the premier spring race in American steeplechasing and Music City’s traditional rite of spring – typically attracting more than 25,000 spectators. Since being designated in 1981 as the official charity of the Iroquois Steeplechase, the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has received nearly $10 million from the event proceeds. For information on advance ticket purchases, corporate and hospitality tents, and tailgating and RV spaces, visit or call (615) 591-2991.