1. The 29th running of the Willowdale Steeplechase, held on Saturday, May 14, 2022, returned to full spectator capacity for this year’s event. The races began with Jack Russell Terrier races followed by Pony races; Tailgate judging: best dressed and hat contest; and singing of the National Anthem performed by the Unionville High School Marching Band. The first race began at 1:00 pm and the last race began at 4:00 pm. The Willowdale Steeplechase is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, raising funds for the Stroud Water Research Center and Penn Vet New Bolton Center. (From left) Chris Erickson, Adrienne Morella, Don Thomas, Anne Glunk and Amber Browning with her puppy, Finian, took part in the best dressed and hat contest
3. George Wagman, Rebecca Yount, Alix James, Kane Howe, Kasey Couch, Laura Deets and Lily Couch were on “Safari” during the Willowdale Steeplechase event
5. Best dressed and hat contest judges, Pam Bastings, Livia Klaus, Diane Bieberbach, Janet Colella, Jan Jacquie and Debbi DeMorano prepared to award prizes to the lucky winners.
7. Matthew Wetzel and Don Thomas of Thomas Matthew Design Services attended the Willowdale Steeplechase event. They shared a moment with Barbara McGuiness
8. Brad Hendrix collected cash for wagers as well as monies for a 50/50 raffle benefiting injured jockeys
9. Adrian Reed, Cass Ledyard, Kylie Nocket and Krzysof Oliwa paused for a photo at the event
11. Kari Jarmuz, Meghan Lacey, Kelly Cicchino, Sarah and Bill Carpenter, Cynthia DeVitto and Mark Drysock and his obedient dog enjoyed their tailgate at Willowdale
12. Willowdale supporters brought their antique automobiles to Willowdale. This gentleman loved trundling around in his!