If you’re into horse racing (or you’re not) going over to Monmouth Park this Sunday is something you may want to consider. The Haskell is major race for three year olds in between the U.S. Triple Crown series and the Breeders’ Cup, it currently offers a purse of $1,000,000 USD and awards one of the most prestigious trophies in U.S. thoroughbred racing in the Haskell Invitational Trophy. The race is an invitation-only stakes for 3-year-olds (horses that is) and is1 1/8 miles.
In addition to the horse race, its also FREE Family Fun Day!! Which includes children’s activities such as two bounce houses, live music, clowns, face painters, pony rides and more. The family activities take place on the Grandstand side of the track from 12-4pm.
Special Admission price on Haskell Day – $5 for Grandstand Admission and children 12 and under are always admitted FREE. All children’s activities are FREE!
The music is from Tim McLoone and The Shirleys.
Post time for the Haskell is 6:17 pm. A limited number of reserved seats are still available and can be purchased by calling 732-571-5563, visiting the ticket booth sales office on the second floor of the Grandstand on any live race day or by visiting Ticketmaster.
Horses to watch:
1 – Nonios
2 – Dullahan
4 – Gemologist
6 – Stealcase