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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 […]

Mars Essex Horse Trials Coming to Far Hills

The Essex Horse Trials, an iconic pre-Olympic-qualifying three-day event held at the United States Equestrian Team (USET) headquarters until 1998, was conceived in the 1960s as a competition for young riders. Until that time, good courses and well-built fences rarely filtered down to the lower competitive levels of the sport. In 1968, thanks to the […]

‘Diabetes Hero’ Summit Athlete to be Honored at Far Hills Race Meeting

SUMMIT, NJ – Will Schaffer said that while his type 1 diabetes diagnosis at 14 changed his life, it did not change who he was as a person. Now, the college baseball player is being honored by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s New Jersey Metro & Rockland County Chapter as an “Everyday Hero” for his […]

Far Hills Race Meeting, RWJUH Partner To Advance Community Health Services

The Far Hills Race Meeting Association and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset announced Tuesday they have partnered to provide community health services in the area. “The Far Hills Race Meeting Association is committed to giving back to our community,” Guy Torsilieri, chairman, Far Hills Race Meeting Association, said. “One of the ways we felt […]