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This year the Far Hills Race Meeting will celebrate its milestone centennial anniversary as New Jersey’s premier social and sporting event hosts its 100th running. What should I wear to the Far Hills Race Meeitiing? Can I bet? What’s good to eat? You have questions, we have answers! Here’s what you need to know before you go to the famed New Jersey jump races on Saturday, Oct. 16.

1. Know which races are being run.

Reiley Higgins is one of five members of the Boat Racing, LLC partnership that owns a significant financial stake in Hot Rod Charlie, the third horse they ever owned who posted a front-running, two-length victory in the $1 million Louisiana Derby on March 20 at Fair Grounds and later finished third in the

Patrick O’Neill, nephew to two-time Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Doug O’Neill and bloodstock agent Dennis O’Neill, had a different interest from most college kids when he was an undergraduate student and a member of Brown University’s football team. He insisted on adding TVG to the fraternity house’s cable television package; he was the one who watched horse racing at every opportunity, including in class, and in film study prior to practice.

The Columbia University Irving Medical Center has published the third and final paper detailing the clinical findings and results of the Man O’ War Project, the groundbreaking research on equine-assisted therapy (EAT) as an effective treatment for veterans suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

No one has made a greater impact on Todd Pletcher’s Hall of Fame career than his father, Jake, who is better known as JJ. Todd developed a keen eye for horses at his father’s side when he was a boy. JJ, a trainer for more than 50 years, later arranged for Todd to spend summers at the barns of such renowned horsemen as D.

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