Note, the official conditions are those in the published conditions book (which you may download here or receive in the mail from the National Steeplechase Association). If there is a discrepancy between the published book and the conditions shown below, the published conditions book conditions are the official conditions.
THE MARYLAND HUNT CUP – 4:00 PM
(Amateur Timber Stakes)
Purse $100,000. Timber. For Five-Year-Olds and Upward. Owners, horses and amateur riders acceptable to the Race Committee. Riders must have signed the amateur declaration on the NSA Application for Jockey’s License. Five-year-olds, 160 lbs.; older, 165 lbs. Early nomination fee of $25; $450 additional to enter; $500 additional if not scratched on time Wednesday; with $1,000 additional to start. Supplementary nominations, at a cost of $500, may be made at the time of entry. Four Miles Over Timber.
The owner of the winner will receive the Challenge Bowl, presented by the committee of the Maryland Hunt Cup Association, to be held for one year and to become the permanent property of the owner winning the Maryland Hunt Cup three times, not necessarily with the same horse or in succession. Permanent trophies will be presented to the owner and rider of the winner.