Haskell 2015 draws record-setting crowd of 61K to Monmouth Park

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 Triple Crown NBCOCEANPORT — A record-setting crowd came out Sunday afternoon for the $1.75 million 2015 William Hill Haskell Invitational.

Officials said that 60,983 were in attendance, making it the largest crowd in the 145-year-old racetrack’s history. The previous single day attendance record, 53,638, was set on Haskell Day on Aug. 3, 2013. In anticipation of Triple Crown-winner…

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