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Far Hills Race is Over, But Charitable Efforts Go On

FAR HILLS — Even in the afterglow of the Far Hills Race Meeting’s 99th running this past Saturday, the group that governs the yearly event is continuing its community outreach. The Far Hills Race Meeting Association has partnered for many years with RWJ University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, going back to its original incarnation as Somerset […]

Far Hills Race Meeting: Big Winner Every Year is Charity

FAR HILLS – There is only one sure winner every year at the Far Hills Race Meeting – charity. No matter who wins the nation’s most prestigious steeplechase races or who carries the most cash away from the pari-mutuel windows, local healthcare organizations are the largest beneficiaries of the event. Read more…

Annual Far Hills Steeplechase to Benefit Five Local Charities

The Far Hills Race Meeting, the annual steeplechase event that raises money to support local health care initiatives, will be held on its usual day, the third Saturday in October, this year. The 2019 event falls on Oct. 19. Guy Torsilieri, the longtime chairman of the event, said this year will mark the first race […]

Far Hills Race Meeting Donates to Help Charities, Cancer Patients

FAR HILLS, NJ — Since launching the infamous steeplechase horse race 99 years ago the Far Hills Race Meeting is continuing to give back to local charities and recently expanded to help even more locals. Each year money is donated to charities including Cancer Support Community Central in Bedminster, Bonnie Brae School in Basking Ridge, […]

World-Class Horse Racing in Far Hills

This October 19 marks the 99th running of the Far Hills Race Meeting, an annual event held at Moorland Farm in Somerset Hills, New Jersey. Based on a fox hung organized by the Essex Hunt in Montclair circa 1870, the modern-day event involves legal wagering and has grown to be one of the richest purses […]