Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

2015 WINTER DINING GUIDE

It's time for our annual roundup of the best in Connecticut dining,featuring both our readers' choices and our experts' picks in more than 30 cuisine categories, from American to vegetarian.

BEST PIZZA IN CONNECTICUT

READERS' CHOICE 

EXPERTS' PICKS

3 NEW DINING DESTINATIONS

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Connecticut Today

Connecticut Mag. Story Aids Netherlands Honor for World War II Soldier

Connecticut Mag. Story Aids Netherlands Honor for World War II Soldier

Researchers from the American War Cemetery in Margraten, Netherlands, reached out to Connecticut, again, to help complete the World War II stories of U.S. soldiers.

Comments

Connecticut's Ambitious Transportation Plan; $1 Billion for Train Service to Springfield for 2,200 a Day?

Connecticut's Ambitious Transportation Plan; $1 Billion for Train Service to Springfield for 2,200 a Day?

If you’re tired of all the traffic in Connecticut and the potholes and bumps that dot the roadways and wreak havoc on our tires, there is some good news: the governor and the commissioner of the state Department of Transportation (DOT) feel your pain.

Comments

Waterbury I-84 Traffic to Get Worse Before Better as Highway Widened

Waterbury I-84 Traffic to Get Worse Before Better as Highway Widened

Relief is coming to I-84 as part of a five-year project that falls in the shadow of Gov. Dannel Malloy’s major initiative because it’s already in motion.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

The Connecticut Table

An insider's view of the Connecticut dining scene
Try Connecticut's Legendary Steamed Burgers for National Burger Month in May

Try Connecticut's Legendary Steamed Burgers for National Burger Month in May

Hot and steamy, soft and tender, juicy but with less fat seared inside—these are some of the phrases acolytes of steamed burgers use to describe the advantages over the traditional grilled burger.

Comments

Connecticut Magazine's Erik Ofgang Tapped as Great Craft Beer News Resource

Connecticut Magazine's Erik Ofgang Tapped as Great Craft Beer News Resource

CTBeer.com just added Connecticut Magazine writer Erik Ofgang to its roster of 10 Great Resources for Real-Time Connecticut Craft Beer News.

Comments

April Craft Beer Fests & Events in Connecticut You Don’t Want to Miss

April Craft Beer Fests & Events in Connecticut You Don’t Want to Miss

In April and early May the craft beer scene in Connecticut is really heating up with a variety of special events, festivals, dinners and tours.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Arts & Entertainment

Weekend Best Bets: Iron Chef Elm City, Blossom Fests, Quassy Carloads …

Weekend Best Bets: Iron Chef Elm City, Blossom Fests, Quassy Carloads …

Blossom festivals in Meriden and New Haven, carload weekend at Quassy Amusement Park and an Iron Chef cooking competition in New Haven are just three great options this weekend.

Comments

Off the Beaten Path Travel: Brains in Jars, Human Monstrosity at Yale (and Shopping, Dining in New Haven)

Off the Beaten Path Travel: Brains in Jars, Human Monstrosity at Yale (and Shopping, Dining in New Haven)

Descend two flights of stairs to the subterranean basement of Yale’s Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library and you will stumble upon something truly unexpected—and eerie. Jars of brains line the shelves ...

Comments

From Ruling Pop Charts to Being Homeless, Grayson Hugh Has Seen It All

From Ruling Pop Charts to Being Homeless, Grayson Hugh Has Seen It All

The blue-eyed Danbury soul singer has launched a crowd funding campaign to release his newest album.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Style & Shopping

The American Fine Craft Show Brings More Than 130 Craft Artists to Hartford

The American Fine Craft Show Brings More Than 130 Craft Artists to Hartford

The American Fine Craft Show is at the XL Center in Hartford on April 24-26.

Comments

Target Rich Shopping Destinations Across Connecticut (Cause It's Finally Time to Get Out & Enjoy)

Target Rich Shopping Destinations Across Connecticut (Cause It's Finally Time to Get Out & Enjoy)

Connecticut's shopping is fabulous, and while some of it is spread out, there are also lots of target-rich environments that are also loaded with fine dining and lifestyle amenities.

Comments

Waldorf Astoria Just One of Designer Alexandra Champalimaud's Triumphs

Waldorf Astoria Just One of Designer Alexandra Champalimaud's Triumphs

Twenty years after leaving Canada and restarting her business in New York, interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud is at the top of her game.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Health & Wellness

Fight Against Premature Birth the Latest Campaign for the March of Dimes

Fight Against Premature Birth the Latest Campaign for the March of Dimes

The March of Dimes, established in 1938, has tackled a number of issues for babies from polio to birth defects, and now their latest crusade, premature birth.

Comments

Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

Surgical, Medication Errors Doubled at Connecticut Hospitals in 2013; Senators Address Issue

U.S. senators, as well as national analysts, hospital leaders and patient advocates who met Monday at Goodwin College to address the 2013 jump in surgical and medication errors at Connecticut hospitals.

Comments

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Madison Mom’s Clothing Line Gives Independence to Her Autistic Son and Others

Independence Day Clothing is a line of fashionable, comfortable, reversible clothing designed by one Madison mom to give her son, and all others with disabilities, the independence to dress themselves.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

History

Connecticut Men Recall 'Adventures' in Cuban Prison Under Castro

Connecticut Men Recall 'Adventures' in Cuban Prison Under Castro

In the 1970s, two Connecticut college students got an unexpected Cuban education.

Comments

Remains of Pearl Harbor Sailor Coming Home, Blumenthal Announces

Remains of Pearl Harbor Sailor Coming Home, Blumenthal Announces

A Pearl Harbor veteran whose remains have laid comingled in four or five caskets with 22 other sailors will be disinterred and returned home after more than 70 years, according to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal.

Comments

The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

The CT Files: The Barkhamsted Lighthouse

A small community of outcasts in the woods served as a beacon to others.

Comments

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Calendar

Bookmark and Share Email this page Email Print this page Print Get this Event Get this Event

Far Hills Race Meeting

Event Date/Time

Oct 19, 2013
8:00 am until 8:00 pm

Description

Far Hills Race Meeting

Over 35,000 spectators are expected to gather for the 93rd annual Far Hills Race Meeting on Saturday, October 19, from 8 a.m.- 6 p.m., at Moorland Farms, 50 U.S. 202 in Far Hills, NJ. The historic event – one of the country’s most prestigious steeplechase horse races – will feature top thoroughbred jump racing, private tailgating parties and culinary feasts set against the stunning backdrop of New Jersey’s fall foliage. The Far Hills Race Meeting has raised more than $18 million since the 1950’s to benefit the programs and services of Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, NJ.

 

Tickets range from $60 for advance general admission to $750 for the Chairman’s Tent, including food and beverage services. Options for race-goers include reserved parking spaces for tailgating, a family tailgate area, and a Vendor Village featuring fashion and accessories from exclusive boutiques. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Somerset Medical Center, which provides a variety of comprehensive emergency, medical/surgical and rehabilitative services to Central New Jersey residents.

 

This year, race officials will launch a set of new security policies to address alcohol-related incidents, enhance safety, and ensure a pleasant and safe experience for Race Day patrons. The new security measures, developed with input from the Borough of Far Hills and law enforcement, include: 

 

  • General admission ticketholders entering pedestrian gates will not be permitted to bring in alcohol. Spectators will be subject to search and hand-held metal detectors.
  • Only reserved parking spot holders, tent holders and registered caterers are permitted to bring alcohol on the property for their private parties.
  • All caterers are required to register with the Far Hills Race Meeting Association in advance. Unregistered deliveries of alcohol to the race grounds are prohibited.
  • All buses are required to register with the Far Hills Race Meeting Association prior to the event.

·Entrance will be denied to visibly intoxicated attendees.

 

More information on these policies can be found at www.farhillsrace.org, by calling 908-234-0537, or via email at office@farhillsrace.org.

 

Tickets are available in advance online beginning September 9th through October 9th at www.farhillsrace.org and at Kings Supermarkets and other local businesses beginning September 28th through October 18th.  Event day general admission is $120, parking is $30 and can be purchased at the gate.

 

WHAT:          93rd ANNUAL FAR HILLS RACE MEETING

WHEN:          SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19

                                               

TIME:             FIRST RACE: 1:00 P.M. GATES OPEN AT                              8:00 A.M. 

 

WHERE:       MOORLAND FARMS - 50 U.S. 202  FAR                               HILLS, NJ

 

TICKETS:    Tickets are available in advance online beginning 9th through October 9th  at www.farhillsrace.org and at Kings Supermarkets and other local businesses beginning September 28th through October 18th.  On event day, general admission and parking tickets may only be purchased at the gate.

 

Cost Event Day general admission is $120.
Location

MOORLAND FARMS
50 U.S. 202
Far Hills, NJ
View map

Additional Information
Websitehttp://farhillsrace.org/about-us/

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

Edit Module
60%
Off the news stand price!!
Edit Module
Advertisement
Edit Module

Connect with Us


Edit ModuleShow Tags

FIND IT:

Dining

Events

Health Care Resources

Home Resources

Retirement Guide

Top Dentists 2014

Top Docs 2015 Guide

Local Resources



 

 

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Current Issue Features

'Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom' Star Jim Fowler is Still Dedicated to Protecting Nature

'Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom' Star Jim Fowler is Still Dedicated to Protecting Nature

Jim Fowler, the legendary host of “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom,” has been everywhere on Earth, but he and artist wife Betsey long ago chose the wilds of Connecticut to call home.