Betfair/TVG to Sponsor United Nations Stakes

Grade I grass race to be run at Monmouth Park on July 3.

Monmouth Park officials announced June 24 that the $750,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT), to be run on Saturday, July 3, will be sponsored by Betfair/TVG.

"They have been our seasonal partner for several years," Bill Knauf, Monmouth’s assistant vice president of Thoroughbred racing, said in a statement, "and we’re excited that they are going to sponsor our major turf race of the year."

The 1 3/8-mile grass race, which will be run for the 57th time this year, will be named the Betfair/TVG United Nations.

The U.N. will be part of a special Pick Five that Saturday, presented by Betfair/TVG, that will have a guaranteed minimum pool of $250,000.

The race will be televised live on July 3 as part of a special TVG show.