Monmouth Park will be 12:15 after the weekend * The Racing Biz
Monmouth Park will switch to the afternoon hour at 12:15 p.m. during live races on Saturdays and Sundays, while continuing to offer free parking and entry when the track is 76 years old.e the season starts on Friday May 28.
Post time on Fridays throughout the 53-day meet will be 5 p.m.
The one exception to the new 12:15 p.m. release time, as well as the free parking and admission policy, will be July 17, when the $ 54 million TVG.com Haskell Stakes will be challenged for the 54e time.
Monmouth Park’s live race schedule runs through September 26.
“With the overwhelming response from the riders for the stall space and the fans able to return in greater numbers, there is a renewed sense of optimism and enthusiasm for this meeting, especially after the challenges we have been through. faced a year ago due to COVID-19, “said Dennis Drazin, President and CEO of Darby Development LLC, operators of Monmouth Park. “I think everyone is looking forward to what should be a very special racing year at Monmouth Park. All indicators indicate that this will be the case. ”
The opening weekend will feature four consecutive days of live racing Friday through Monday during Memorial Day weekend which begins May 28. From June until the end of August, the live races will run from Friday to Sunday.
Continuing the policy of a year ago, no outside food or drink will be allowed.
Monmouth Park will offer 46 stakes races valued at $ 6.15 million this year, including 10 staggered stakes. There are 10 limited-stakes horse races bred in New Jersey, with the highest point for state breeds being the 19e Annual New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival August 29.
Haskell Day will again feature six high-stakes races, including the United Nations Grade 1, which will see a purse increase from $ 300,000 to $ 500,000. Horse of the Year Authentic won the Haskell last summer, before winning the Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic.