2015 High Hope Steeplechase Races

THE 47th ANNUAL HIGH HOPE STEEPLECHASE RACES
KENTUCKY HORSE PARK
LEXINGTON, KENTUCKY
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015
TOTAL PURSES $80,000

Note: $5,000 of the $80,000 purse structure was granted from the Reverted Purse Opportunity Fund.

ENTRIES CLOSE 11:00 A.M. - MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
SCRATCHES BY 10:00 A.M. - WEDNESDAY, MAY 13, 2015
NSA OFFICE: 410-392-0700

FIRST RACE    82
(Maiden Claiming Hurdle)

Purse $20,000. Hurdle. For Maidens, Four Years Old and Upward. Four-year-olds, 140 lbs.; older, 154 lbs. Claiming Price $20,000. Entry fee $100; $100 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $200 additional to start.
Two Miles and One Half over National Fences.

SECOND RACE    83
(Allowance Optional Claiming Hurdle)

Purse $25,000. Hurdle. For Four-Year-Olds and Upward which have never won $18,000 once or claiming price $20,000. Four-year-olds, 144 lbs.; older, 156 lbs. Non-winners in 2015, allowed 4 lbs.; since September 1, 8 lbs.; in 2014-2015, 12 lbs. (Claiming races when entered for $15,000 or less not considered in estimating allowances). Entry fee $125; $125 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $250 additional to start.
Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences.

THIRD RACE    84
(Maiden Hurdle)

Purse $20,000. Hurdle. For Maidens, Four Years Old and Upward. Four-year-olds, 144 lbs.; older, 154 lbs. Entry fee $100; $100 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $200 additional to start.
Two Miles and One Furlong over National Fences.

FOURTH RACE    85
THE JAY TRUMP
(Maiden Timber)

Purse $15,000. Timber. For Four-Year-Olds and Upward which have never won over timber. Four-year-olds, 160 lbs.; older, 165 lbs. Entry fee $75; $75 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $150 additional to start.
Three Miles over Timber.

FLAT RACES
There will be an Arabian Flat Race ($20,000 purse) and Student Jockey Flat Race. Contact the High Hope Steeplechase Association office for details.

TRAINER BONUS AWARDS
Trainers’ bonuses awarded to the three most successful trainers of the day - $1,200, $750 and $500 on a points system as follows: 4 points for the winner; 3 points for second; 2 points for third; and 1 point for each starter.
A shipper’s reward of $200 will be given to any non-placing horse shipped more than 300 miles for the High Hope Races.

JOCKEY AWARD
The Jonathan Kiser Perpetual Trophy will be awarded to the jockey who wins the most jump races at High Hope. The winner will receive $1,000 and a Julep Cup. The winner’s name will be engraved on a perpetual trophy.

ACCOMMODATIONS
Fairfield Inn & Suites Lexington North - 2100 Hackney Pl, Lexington, KY 40511, off 1-75/I-64
*Horsemen’s Rate, (859) 977-5870

Michelle Primm, President & Director of Racing
Laura Klumb, Executive Director

HIGH HOPE STEEPLECHASE ASSOCIATION, INC.
4089 Iron Works Parkway
Lexington, KY 40511
859-967-9444

E-mail: highopesteeplechaseky@gmail.com
Website: www.highhopesteeplechase.com