FeatureSaucy Don, and Food Trucks among the reasons to visit Monmouth Park this Saturday by Judythe Ann Michelle May 26, 2016 SAUCY DON BACK TO DEFEND REILLY ‘CAP TITLE ON SATURDAY There are lots of reasons to head to the Jersey Shore this weekend, and even more to include Monmouth Park on your bucket list this summer. This Saturday, Saucy Don, will return in Saturday’s $60K John J. Reilly Handicap at Monmouth Park. Will it be a repeat performance?If you want to look at Saucy’s record, from 21 career starts at Monmouth Park, it’s 7-3-5 for earnings of more than $300K. According to the most recent press release from MP, “Saucy Don will have the services of Nik Juarez, who will be aboard the son of Don Six for the first time. That duo will break from post three and have been installed the 4-1 co-second choice in the field of nine New Jersey-bred colts and geldings. Favoritism in the six-furlong Reilly belongs to Green Gratto, another graded stakes winner in the contest. Green Gratto enters the Reilly off a third-place finish in the mud at Belmont in the Diablo Stakes on May 8.”The stakes event goes as race nine on Saturday’s 10-race program. Gates will open early at 11 a.m. as Monmouth Park hosts the first of a three-day Food Truck Festival.The field for the Reilly (with rider assignments), from the rail out, is:Javerre (Roberto Alvarado Jr.) 8-1Sierra Ancha (Shannon Uske) 30-1Saucy Don (Nik Juarez) 4-1Chubble Maker (No Rider) 6-1Fuzzy Muzzle (Joe Bravo) 6-1Green Gratto (Chris DeCarlo) 3-1Chublicious (Antonio Gallardo) 4-1Posse Dreamin (Jonathan Gonzales) 8-1Visionary Ruler (Paco Lopez) 6-1More importantly, this Saturday, Monmouth Park’s popular Food Truck Festival returns and will again span all three days of the Memorial Day Holiday weekend.Gates will open at 11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, giving fans 30 more minutes to taste treats from their favorite food trucks from across the Garden State. On Monday, gates open at 11:30 a.m. In addition, Family Fun Day will be in full force all three days with clowns, pony rides, face painters and a bounce house to entertain the kids.The food trucks first rolled into Monmouth in 2012 for a one-day event, which has expanded in size and scope to what it is today. Among those who will be concocting their culinary delights are: Empanada Guy, Max’s Hot Dogs, Betty’s Icebox, Red Hook Lobster and Enzo’s Deli, to name a few.Over the three-day holiday weekend first post will be 12:50 p.m. Admission to the Grandstand, where the food trucks will assemble, is $5 – seniors pay $3 and children 12 and under are free.For more information, visit www.monmouthpark.com. Post Views: 1,305The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest PostsJudythe Ann MichelleMichelle has been a sports writer and analyst for many years. Now, as host of Neutral Court, sponsored by In The Zone, Michelle brings a new sports topic to the debate floor with each episode.Latest posts by Judythe Ann Michelle (see all) Neutral Court, Episode 1: Better holiday sports tradition, Thanksgiving football or Christmas basketball? (VIDEO) - December 18, 2020 Is Rutgers Relevant? Vegas Says Yes. - September 30, 2019 Bets Like A Girl, Episode 1: Looking Toward the NFL Season; NYG Predictions - August 22, 2019 Former Scarlet Knight takes home MVP at WNBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas - July 27, 2019 Related TopicsHorse RacingJersey ShoreMonmouth Park Click to comment You must be logged in to post a comment Login Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Newsletter SubscriptionCan't Miss Posts! A Look at Paternity Leave in MLB as Trout Becomes a Dad by Elizabeth DiPietro | posted on August 5, 2020 The Most Catastrophic Boat Trip Since the Titanic; the New York Giants by John Venezia | posted on October 4, 2020 Women in Sports: Podcast Host, New York Riptide Sideline Reporter, Dani Wexelman by Luke Porco | posted on March 3, 2020 From Paramus High School to CBS Sports, Spero Dedes is making waves in sports broadcasting by Sunil Sunder Raj | posted on October 27, 2020 Women in Sports: Ariel Epstein, On-Air Host at SportsGrid (VIDEO) by Anthony Paradiso | posted on March 12, 2021More in Feature You Know I’m Right, Episode 113: New York Post Columnist Phil Mushnick (Audio/Video)On the 113th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 112: New York Jets’ Insider Brian Costello (Audio/Video)On the 112th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 111: New York Giants’ Insider John Schmeelk (Audio/Video)On the 111th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... You Know I’m Right, Episode 109: The Athletic’s Marc Carig (Audio/Video)On the 109th episode of You Know I’m Right, Nick Durst and Joe Calabrese are joined by... Matt Harvey Current Battles WWE SmackDown is moving to Tuesday nights, and a Brand Split may return!