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Fan Favorite Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18 at Monmouth

June 15, 2017

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One of the most anticipated days of the summer meet, Father’s Day, will be celebrated at Monmouth Park Sunday, June 18 with a whole host of activities and giveaways to entertain Dads and the whole family.

All gentlemen will receive a $2 betting voucher with paid admission as well as an entry blank to win tickets to local sporting events, including baseball, football, basketball and a package for Monmouth Park’s signature event, the $1 million Haskell Invitational on Sunday, July 30. Entries can be brought to either of the two Welcome Centers, located at the finish line or in the Picnic Area, before race 5 (no purchase necessary). Winners must pick up tickets by July 16.

The Turf Club will offer a special Father’s Day Brunch. The cost is $55 for adults with half price for children under 12-years-old. To make reservations, call 732-229-2100.

Also on tap will be the Father’s Day Beer Garden, offering $5 Craft Beer Specials under the Grandstand overhang.

New to the agenda this year will be a Father’s Day Game Area, which will include Derby Race Inflatable, Quarterback Blitz and miniature golf setup. And on Sunday, and every Sunday, it’s Family Fun Day, with clowns, pony rides, face painters and a bounce house to entertain the kids.

The day’s live racing action will be headlined by the Grade 3, $100,000 Pegasus Stakes for 3-year-olds. Gates open on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. first post 12:50 p.m.