From Monmouth Park
Monmouth Park will offer 12 stakes in addition to 11 Breeders’ Cup World Championships events during its four-day Breeders’ Cup meet Oct. 24-27.
Ten races are planned for Oct. 24-26, with 11 Oct. 27. The Oct. 26 program will feature three new $1-million World Championships events, with the eight regular Cup races set for Oct. 27.
Post time is 12:30 p.m. Eastern time Oct. 24-26, and 11 a.m. Oct. 27.
The Oct. 24 program features the $100,000 Rutgers University Stakes for 3-year-olds on the turf and the $75,000 Girl Powder Handicap for New Jersey-bred fillies and mares.
The Oct. 25 program features the $100,000 Monmouth University Stakes on the turf, the $100,000 Revidere Stakes for fillies and mares on the turf, the $75,000 Garden State Handicap for New Jersey-breds, and the $75,000 New Jersey Breeders’ Handicap for state-breds.
Along with three Championships events, the Oct. 26 will include the $250,000 Epitome Stakes for 2-year-old fillies, the $250,000 Favorite Trick Stakes for 2-year-olds, and the $250,000 Inside Information Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
Three Monmouth stakes will be run Oct. 27 prior to the start of the eight-race Breeders’ Cup World Championships card: the $250,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds, the $200,000 Select Stakes for 3-year-olds, and the $200,000 Miss Woodford Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
From Oct. 24-26, parking gates will open at 10 a.m. and admission gates at 10:30 a.m. Betting windows open at 11:30 a.m.
On Oct. 27, parking gates open at 8 a.m. and admission gates at 9 a.m. Mutuel windows open at 10 a.m. The first Breeders’ Cup race, the Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I), will go off at 12:30 p.m.
On Oct. 24-25, admission will be $5 for the grandstand and $10 for the clubhouse. On Oct. 26, general admission is $10 for the grandstand and $15 for the clubhouse. Admission Oct. 27 must be pre-purchased and can be done by visiting www.breederscup.com.
Parking for the first three days will be on a cash basis, with spaces available in the lots along Oceanport Avenue for $2 each day. Parking Oct. 27 has been prearranged and prepaid, and no cash will be accepted that day.