SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The Spotswood Office on Aging is sponsoring a trip to the Freehold Raceway on Friday, September 29 at 11 a.m. Participants will enjoy an afternoon of racing from the comfort of the racetrack's Renaissance Room. The trip includes a buffet lunch complete with entree, salad, beverages, rolls and dessert as well as transportation to and from the track. Spotswood Office on Aging will also have a race named for the group attending the event on the 29. All of the participants will have an opportunity to pose for a picture in the Winner's Circle with the winner of the race named for the group.
The cost for the trip is $37.80 per person. Interested race goers should contact Beth Blatt with payment prior to September 5. Checks should be made payable to the Spotswood Office of Aging. A minimum of 25 people must be on board the bus or the trip will have to be canceled. If the trip is canceled because the minimum number of participants has not been met by September 5, refunds will be given.
The Freehold Raceway is the oldest racetrack in the United States. It has been hosting harness racing since the track opened in 1853. Races are held seven days a week throughout the year and are simulcast all over North America. The racetrack showcases harness racing for both trotters and pacers.