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McNeilly, Stein show that support can last a lifetime

Aug. 27, 2015—John Stein and Bob McNeilly Jr. were students at Vanderbilt University decades apart. One studied biology, the other education. One was a Nashville native, the other from Florida.

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Steeplechase again set to saddle up for Children’s Hospital

Apr. 9, 2015—Nashville and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are gearing up for another year of one of America’s premier horse racing events, the Iroquois Steeplechase, now in its 74th year.

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Photo: Steeplechase 2014

May. 21, 2014—This year’s Iroquois Steeplechase drew more than 25,000 spectators to Percy Warner Park.

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New events on tap for this year’s Iroquois Steeplechase

Apr. 10, 2014—The 2014 Iroquois Steeplechase, Nashville’s annual spring horse racing tradition, has selected one of Vanderbilt’s own as an honorary co-chair and also announced a new pre-race event — a golf tournament.

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Events have long history of making a huge impact

Dec. 12, 2013—They are touchstones on the Nashville calendar — Iroquois Steeplechase and the Music City Tennis Invitational usher in spring. The Eve of Janus is a celebration of summer. Christmas Village kicks off the holiday season.

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Photo: Steeplechase support

Nov. 7, 2013—Steeplechase representatives recently presented the funds raised during this year's Iroquois Steeplechase to the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Photo: Steeplechase

May. 16, 2013—The 72nd annual running of the Iroquois Steeplechase last Saturday drew nearly 25,000 spectators to Nashville’s Percy Warner Park.

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Steeplechase strengthens bond with Children’s Hospital

Mar. 28, 2013—As the Iroquois Steeplechase gears up for its annual spring event, the race this year will honor one of the leaders at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also support a newly established fund for hospital research efforts.

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Get Steeplechase tickets while they last

Apr. 19, 2011—A limited number of tickets to the Iroquois Steeplechase are still available.

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