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Full Slate of Events, Giveaways Set for 4th of July Weekend

Posted Thursday, Jun 30, 2016

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Enjoy Independence Day weekend at Monmouth Park with a full schedule of events and giveaways for the whole family.

            Saturday will be the Free Miller Lite Grandstand Pass Giveaway with paid admission. The grandstand passes will be valid from July 3 through Closing Day September 25. The highlight of the day on the track will be the Grade 3, $100,000 Salvator Mile.

            On Sunday, Monmouth Park will have an American Pharoah Canvas Print Giveaway   commemorating the 2015 Haskell winner and the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. There will also be a $250 Monmouth/Woodbine Handicapping Contest held throughout the day. The top two finishers of the contest earn spots in the 2017 DRF/NTRA National Handicapping Championship. Monmouth will be running the first of two Grade 1 races this summer on Sunday, the $300,000 United Nations Stakes on the turf.

            There will be a special racing card on Monday, July 4, with the spotlight falling on the fillies & mares in the $100,000 Lady’s Secret Stakes.

            Both Sunday and Monday, patrons can enjoy Family Fun Day featuring pony rides, face painters and bounce house.   On Sunday, the Rory Daniels Band will play live “On the Green.”

            Gates will open at 11:30 a.m. each day this weekend, with first post scheduled for 12:50 p.m.

 


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