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Raffle For Trip To Sweden Benefits SRF, Drawing is April 27

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MILLSTONE TWP., N.J. — The celebrated Elitloppet at the Solvalla Racetrack in Stockholm, Sweden is one of harness racing's largest events for those who love the sport of racing. This fabulous trip is a fundraiser for the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF); raffle tickets are available now by calling the office at 732-446-4422.

The Elitloppet is not just one of the greatest trotting events in the world, but it is also comparable to the excitement of The Little Brown Jug in America. It's held in Stockholm, one of the most beautiful cities in the world at a time when Sweden is enjoying the full bloom of springtime.

The trip includes an airfare voucher of $1,500, and 5 days/4 night stay for two in the very heart of Stockholm. Your visit starts with a get together dinner Thursday night. Start your mornings with a buffet breakfast and then on to sightseeing; Friday afternoon tour the yearling sale, and on Saturday morning tour Menhammer Stud Farm where many famous stallions have stood. You get entrance to the Solvalla Racetrack on Saturday and Sunday for the big race. The dates are May 24 to May 28, 2018.

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Raffle tickets are $25 each and funds raised will be used to provide hay and grain, medical care, farrier care, rehabilitation and other related needs for the 351 trotters and pacers under SRF's expense and care. The winning ticket will be drawn on April 27 at noon; the winner does not need to be present.

Tickets are also available for purchase and help with selling tickets is much appreciated. Contact Tammy at SRF.Horsesandkids@adoptahorse.org  or call 732-446-4422.

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Equine Events May 2018 Onward

Events are listed for New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. To have your event listed e-mail lshupe@tapinto.net. 

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May 15-20 — Old Salem Farm Spring Horse Show, North Salem, N.Y. www.OldSalemFarm.net

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Golf Outing On May 26 Benefits Retired Racehorses

May 18, 2018

MILLSTONE TOWNSHIP, N.J. —May 29, will mark Standardbred Retirement Foundation's (SRF) 26th Annual Charity Golf Outing being held at the beautiful Battleground Country Club in Manalapan, N.J.

This much anticipated event is held in conjunction with SRF's online auction which will open for bidding beginning Friday, May 25 and end at 7 p.m. on  Thursday, June 7. The outing ...

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U.S. Dutch Warmblood Stallions To Be Tested For Fragile Foal Syndrome Gene

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The KWPN in Holland has since updated its policy to require testing. 

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