Ten Things to Know About the Far Hills Race Meeting

Fans enjoy the Far Hills steeplechase. (Eclipse Sportswire)

The Far Hills Race Meeting is one of fall’s biggest parties, and if you’re planning to head to New Jersey’s big weekend of racing, we have 10 things you need to know before you go!

1. You can buy tickets online – and save big!

If you want to experience Far Hills, you can save half the price of walk-up admission just by buying online! Visit the event’s site to purchase your pass to a great afternoon of fun!

2. Tailgating is a thing – a big thing!

The weather this weekend is BEAUTIFUL! I hope everyone is not sitting home! from yesterday's Hunt fun #dontsithome

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Even if you don’t plan on setting up a tailgate, you should plan on exploring the area to see the sumptuous setups.

3. But you don’t have to drive to get there.

Far Hills is really easy to attend – and you don’t have to drive! You can take a New Jersey Transit train right to the event, and Far Hills also has a deal with Lyft to ensure that everyone has a safe ride to and from the races.

4. Dress for success – fashion is king at Far Hills

Be ready to show off your best equestrian chic at Far Hills – people love to show off their style at the jump races, so plan accordingly!

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5. It’s a party and a horse race!

Far Hills promises its fans two things: top jump racing and a sensational party. The day is all about fun, so get ready to see some heart-pounding racing excitement and experience the biggest party in the Mid-Atlantic.

6. Wear your walking shoes

There’s so much to see at Far Hills, and the race meeting is in a stunning, sprawling locale nestled in the countryside. Be sure to wear shoes you can walk in so you can go exploring!

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7. Bring your appetite!

We already mentioned the amazing tailgating scene at Far Hills, but there are plenty of other dining options for you to check out. From vendors to a food truck rally, get ready to eat well at the steeplechase!

8. There’s an easy way to learn about jump racing before you go.

If you’re new to jump racing, the National Steeplechase Association has a great section on learning the basics of the sport for you to check out!

9. Get ready to shop.

With the holidays right around the corner - and Treat Yo Self day just behind us! – Far Hills is the perfect place to give your credit cards a little exercise. Find out more right here!

10. Bring your friends and family!

The Far Hills Race Meeting is a great way to celebrate autumn with the people you love. Bring your squad and get social this weekend!

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