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New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival Returns on Sunday

August 25, 2016

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The best that New Jersey breds have to offer will be on display on Sunday at Monmouth with the 14th annual New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival presented by Malouf Auto Group.

            Three stakes races restricted to horses born in the Garden State are on tap for Sunday including the Charles Hesse III Handicap, Jersey Breeders Handicap and the Eleven North Handicap.

            Along with a great day or racing, there will also be a NJ Thoroughbred Festival long sleeve t-shirt giveaway with paid admission, while supply last.

Sunday is also Day 2 of the FNTSY Football Weekend as well as Family Fun Day featuring pony rides, face painters and a bounce house.

In addition, live music will be playing “On the Green” from the Larry Stevens Band.

            Gates open at 11:30 a.m. with scheduled first post at 12:50 p.m.