Eatontown Stakes

The Eatontown Handicap is an American Thoroughbred horse race held annually at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, New Jersey. Raced in mid June, it is open to fillies & mares, three years of age and older. It is contested on turf over a distance of 11/16 miles (8.5 furlongs) and offers a purse of $150,000 plus a trophy. First run in 1971, the Grade III Eatontown is named for Eatontown, New Jersey, a Borough near the Monmouth Park track. In 1972, 1973, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1986 and 1987, it was run in two divisions. In 2006, the race was run on dirt.

Monmouth Park Graded Stakes Races

Stakes Race Grade Purse
Violet Stakes III $150,000
Monmouth Stakes III $250,000
Pegasus Stakes III $200,000
Boiling Springs Stakes III $155,000
Salvator Mile Stakes III $200,000
United Nations Stakes I $765,000
Jersey Shore Stakes III $150,000
Matchmaker Stakes III $200,000
Oceanport Stakes III $200,000
Haskell Invitational Handicap I $1,000,000
Monmouth Oaks III $150,000
Philip H. Iselin Stakes III $250,000
Molly Pitcher Stakes II $250,000
Sapling Stakes III $150,000
Cliff Hanger Stakes III $150,000
Eatontown Stakes III $150,000
Monmouth Cup Stakes II $300,000
Red Bank Stakes III $200,000