Steeplechasing has a long history in Maryland. Steeplechase races rose from competition between various fox hunting clubs. Steeplechasing has not changed much since those early days. The races are still run on fine, warm Spring days over similar courses with an audience of horse-lovers and race fans alike. Maryland Steeplechasing’s goal is to provide you with the information you need to have a great day at the races. The Maryland Steeplechasing website has infomation about the sport of steeplechase racing in Maryland.