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Monmouth Park Racetrack

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Address: Oceanport Avenue, Oceanport, NJ
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+1 732-222-5100

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Fantastic Park to Spend A Day

On our recent visit, after many years, we had such an enjoyable day at the park. I love that you can bring your own food and drink (even though we didn't). I love the bar... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jackie V
Wayne, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Monmouth Park on Mother's Day. We had a blast! Packed a picnic lunch and cocktails. Good food, good friends and lots of laughs what more could you ask for.?!?! Even through the pouring rain, and sitting on the tables to avoid getting soaked we had fun.

Thank Bagelow
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I AM BEYOND UPSET AND WILL NEVER DO BUSINESS WITH THEM AGAIN!!!!! Sunday i paid $225 to have a race sponsored at Monmouth Park Racetrack the race was cancelled due to horses falling and jockeys falling off. They said we could come back for the 6th race but it was not the same everyone was very upset and not as... More 

Thank Helen C
Wayne, New Jersey
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On our recent visit, after many years, we had such an enjoyable day at the park. I love that you can bring your own food and drink (even though we didn't). I love the bar overlooking the track. They make a great drink and you can sit there and take in the races. The whole atmosphere is such fun. I... More 

Thank Jackie V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We are part owners of a few horses. ALWAYS enjoyed the day, NOW, when we went on Saturday (yes in the rain) opening day. We had to go inside & was told NO SNACKS OR BYO allowed in. We had to leave it all outside! WE ALWAYS sat by the paddock to watch the horses come in, & than go... More 

Thank Patricia C
Brick, New Jersey
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Reviewed 1 week ago

what a shame. the management should be embarrassed. On a special day like Mother's Day you should have anticipated the crowd and had enough help on hand. Went to have a nice day with the Family... Waited on line for an Over Priced and Cold Pretzel for my grandkids..... 45 minutes. that's right 45 minutes. And at $4.00 a pretzel....... More 

Thank Miamary
Little Falls, New Jersey
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The best of two worlds. Monmouth Park Racetrack is always having a Wine Tasting or Food Trucks Event. Take advantage of it. It's only a couple of dollars to get into the park and you can stay all day. But get there early because the place gets packed fast. Bring a chair and have a picnic. You can also bet... More 

Thank Regina D
Oceanport, New Jersey
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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Monmouth Park has the most beautiful paddock area. It is a fun place to enjoy the day with family and friends. Facilities are clean and an asset to the Borough of Oceanport.

Thank Kathleen S
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 19 November 2016

Monmouth Park is beautiful, has public transportation from Penn Station, and has the best paddock in the world! You can stand closer to the famous superstar horses than you can at any other paddock I've gone to. I saw American Pharoah there, Looking at Lucky, Nyquist: so many superstar horses. Haskell Day is perhaps my favorite day of going to... More 

Thank Emily G
Austin, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

Been coming here since the early 80's. Great racetrack, clean and roomy. Enjoy new changes, sad there are less racing days. Always a collection of the best horses, trainers and jockeys. Hope this place survives for a hundred more years!

Thank Gina D
Staten Island, New York
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent the afternoon at Monmouth Racetrack. It's a fun place, clean and always has a family atmosphere. There's a few restaurants inside ranging from food stands to a sit down restaurant. I enjoy visiting the paddock and watching the horses getting ready to race. The racetrack is near the beach so there's usually a nice breeze... More 

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