Peyton S. “Skip” Cochran Jr., a longtime steeplechase patron who was a member of the Arcadia Stable, died March 8 at Springwell Senior Living in Baltimore. He was 85.
As a member of Arcadia Stable with Andre Brewster, Mrs. James (Minnie) Watriss, and Charlie Fenwick, he had raced Buck Jakes, a two-time Maryland Hunt Cup winner who died in January at age 24. Arcadia also raced 2010 novice champion All Together.
A veteran executive of the Rouse Co., he had helped to develop shopping centers and was deeply interested in land preservation.