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Sunday’s Father’s Day Card Packed With Events For All Ages

June 16, 2018

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Sunday’s Father’s Day card at Monmouth Park has a wide variety of offerings for casual fans, serious handicappers and children alike, with four stakes races populating the 13-race program. 

All men will be admitted free on Sunday and there will be a Father’s Day sports ticket giveaway, with drawings for tickets to the Mets, Yankees, Lakewood Blue Claws, Phillies, Haskell Day, Giants and Jets. 

Monmouth is also offering a $150,000 guaranteed late pick 5 payout if there is a single winning ticket covering the final five races. 

The card is highlighted by the $100,000 Pegasus Stakes, the $75,000 Regret Stakes, the $75,000 Mr. Prospector Stakes and the $60,000 Dan Horn Handicap. 

Sunday is also Family Fun Day, with free clowns, face painters, pony rides and a bounce house for children 12 and under. 

Musical entertainment “On the Green” will be provided by Tim McLoone and The Shirleys from 12 noon to 4 p.m. 

Following the races at the Beer Garden at Blue Grotto the featured band will be Pat Guadagno and Friends and the featured DJ will be Rock the House Entertainment.