A full schedule of events is on tap for Independence Day
weekend at Monmouth Park, who will host live racing Thursday through Sunday. In
four days Monmouth will feature six stakes events, highlighted by the Grade 1
$500,000 United Nations Stakes on Saturday, a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In”
Challenge Race. On the same day fans will receive a free Monmouth Park
t-shirt with the price of admission to the park.
also look forward to Family Fun Days on Thursday and Sunday with live music, free
pony rides, face painting, bounce houses and more. The park will also feature a jockey autograph
and memorabilia sale, which will go on throughout the four-day weekend. On
Sunday Monmouth will host a $200 Monmouth/Woodbine Handicapping Contest, in
which the top two finishers will earn an all expense-paid trip to Las Vegas as well as a
seat at the National Handicapping Championship.
Gates open at 11:30 a.m. with
post time at 12:50 p.m. for all four days.