HRTV to Air U.S. Steeplechase Championships

Six-race stakes card from Far Hills Racecourse.

(Edited press release)

HRTV will present live coverage of the inaugural U.S. Steeplechase Championships Oct. 17 from Far Hills Racecourse in New Jersey.

America's top jumpers will compete in an all-stakes, six-race card which carries $550,000 in prize money. First post for the opening stakes race is set for 12:50 p.m. (all times ET), and the featured event is the $250,000 American Grand National (NSA-I), with a post time of 3:55 p.m.

The Grand National is contested at 2 5/8 miles over 14 fences.