News & Barn notes

Popular Dawn Patrol Returns This Saturday

June 22, 2017

Dawn Patrol with Cocoa

            Monmouth’s popular Dawn Patrol program, which gives fans a look into racing life behind the scenes, is set to start up this Saturday, June 24 and run all the way through Aug. 20

            This year, Dawn Patrol will be held on Saturdays and Sundays, starting at 8 a.m. The free morning tour consists of a tram ride through the Monmouth Park stable area during workout hours, a close-up look at the starting gate, a tour of the jockeys’ room, which is usually off-limits to the public, and a running commentary on racetrack life by hostess Laurie Lane. Learn about the life of Thoroughbred race horses including training programs and equipment, feed programs and a variety of other topics.

            Reservations are required and can be made by call 732-571-5542.