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Opening Day: The Shore's Biggest Derby Party Sponsored by vineyard vines

Saturday, May 5, 2018

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It's the Jersey Shore's Biggest Derby Party and Monmouth Park has teamed up with vineyard vines to offer you an incredible day at the races!


New for 2018, we've combined one of the Jersey Shore's Greatest Traditions with Racing's Biggest Day.  Join us for Opening Day and the Run for the Roses! 


MEET THE VINEYARD VINES WHALE, enter to win a vineyard vines prize pack, walk our vineyard vines red carpet and  more! Stay tuned for more exciting offers from vineyard vines.


CELEBRATE DERBY with mint juleps, Derby hats and more!


DRESS TO IMPRESS to win our Best Derby Hat or Best Dressed Couple competitions and win a vineyard vines prize pack!  Post your pictures to Facebook or Instagram to win other great prizes.


HOST YOUR DERBY PARTY at the track by contacting Group Sales at mpgroupsales@monmouthpark.com or 732-571-5544 to reserve a picnic area or private event space.


EVERYONE WINS! The first 5,000 in attendance 18 years of age and older will receive a Mystery Mutuel Voucher (“MMV”), while supply lasts.  One MMV per person, no purchase necessary.
All MMV’s are winners.  Prizes, in the form of racetrack wagering vouchers, range from $2 to a $1,000 Grand Prize. Prizes cannot be redeemed until 4pm and only until 6:30 p.m.  At 4pm, bring your MMV to the redemption areas located at the Finish Line Welcome Center or 1st Floor Clubhouse to redeem for prize. One prize per person. For a complete listing of Official Rules, click here.


CELEBRATE OPENING DAY with live racing, Family Fun Day, live music and much more!


PLUS, don't miss our post-race, Cinco de Mayo themed After Party in the William Hill Race and Sports Bar.


Grandstand Admission just $5

General Parking just $5

Children 12 and under are always FREE

Gates Open 10:00am, First Race 1:45pm


Warm weather is right around the corner and nothing signifies the approach of summer like Opening Day at beautiful Monmouth Park.  Continue the tradition and celebrate racing's return to the Shore PLUS Kentucky Derby Day.  We can't wait to see you!


Festivities sponsored by The Asbury Park Press, 107.1FM The Boss and Thunder 106.3FM