Keyword: Monmouth Park

  • I Want Revenge tops a six-horse field entered in the Iselin.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D7986488%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    I Want Revenge Tops Iselin Stakes

    I Want Revenge, the colt who was scratched as the favorite following an injury on the morning of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), tops a six-horse field entered in Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III).

  • Amid Uncertainty, Meadowlands Makes Statement

    Meadowlands, which went from cash cow to undesirable according to a recent report, got a boost Aug. 7 when its Hambletonian Day program produced the third-highest total handle in harness racing history.

  • Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver takes on 7, including Preakness winner Lookin At Lucky, in the Haskell.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D8939457%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Derby, Preakness Winners Clash in Haskell

    Led by Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Super Saver and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Lookin At Lucky, one of the deepest fields in the 43-year history of the IZOD Haskell Invitational (gr. I) was drawn July 29 at Monmouth.

  • Jersey Horsemen: 'We Are Not Going Quietly'

    About 150 members of the harness racing community met at Meadowlands July 29 to discuss their options in the wake of a recent report that suggests racing at the New Jersey track is no longer viable under state ownership.

  • Rachel Alexandra and Calvin Borel take the Lady's Secret by three lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D9116822%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Rachel Has to Work in Lady's Secret Victory

    Rachel Alexandra did what the fans at Monmouth Park came to see her do -- win the $412,000 Lady's Secret. But it was not a walkover for the reigning Horse of the Year, as she was made to work by pacesetter Queen Martha.

  • Rachel Alexandra, shown galloping at Monmouth Park on July 21, takes on 6 in the Lady's Secret.

    Rachel Towers Over Lady's Secret Field

    It's not the race most people would have anticipated for her, but reigning Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra will continue her 2010 campaign in the Lady's Secret Stakes July 24 at Monmouth Park.

  • Rachel Alexandra is scheduled to make her next start in the Lady's Secret Stakes at Monmouth.

    Rachel's Next Race: Lady's Secret at Monmouth

    Rachel Alexandra, who won the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park last season en route to being named Horse of the Year, will return to the New Jersey racetrack July 24 for the Lady's Secret Stakes.

  • Winchester may be the horse to beat in the United Nations.

    United Nations Stakes Ripe For the Taking

    Four grade I winners and a pair of intriguing international contenders were among the nine entered for a suddenly wide-open editon of the $750,000 BetFair/TVG United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) July 3 at Monmouth Park.

  • 'Valley of Modesty' Has Others Taking Notice

    There is much ado about the meet at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, where the track operator, the NJSEA, the local Thoroughbred horsemen, and their breeder counterparts agreed after a lengthy debate to slash race dates in half.

  • Maram makes her first start of 2010 in the Eatontown Stakes at Monmouth.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D6445903%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Maram Makes 4YO Debut in Eatontown Stakes

    Maram, the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf winner from 2008, makes her season debut off a layoff when facing six fillies and mares in the $150,000 Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) in Monmouth Park's Memorial Day feature.

  • Garrett Gomez was unseated from his mount Jadal at the start of the seventh race on Monmouth Park's opening day card.

    Two Riders at Monmouth Taken for X-Rays

    Jockeys Garrett Gomez and Carlos H. Marquez Jr. were taken to a nearby hospital after separate incidents at Monmouth Park. Gomez was taken after the seventh race; Marquez after the eighth.

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    Monmouth Park Opens for Training

    Monmouth's stable gates opened April 5, officially kicking off training for their 2010 "Million Dollar Meet." Among the first to arrive are New Jersey stalwarts Kelly Breen, Gregg Sacco, and Joe Pierce.

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    NJ Breeders Simply Hoping Monmouth Plan Works

    Thoroughbred breeders and owners in New Jersey hope a new summer format at Monmouth Park is successful, but they also are concerned about whether it will have a long-term positive effect.

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    State, Horsemen Agree on Monmouth Dates

    State officials and New Jersey horse racing industry leaders said March 8 they have reached an agreement to reduce the number of racing dates at Monmouth Park this summer but boost purses to $1 million a day.

  • Good News, Bad News in New Jersey

    Good news and bad news from New Jersey, where the state wants to drastically overhaul horse racing. The good news is any proposed drastic overhaul. The bad news is that it's not all-inclusive and lacks long-term vision.

  • NJ Plan Said To Bolster Monmouth

    Monmouth Park's purse structure would triple but Thoroughbred racing would cease at Meadowlands under a plan reported by the Newark Star-Ledger.

  • NJ Governor Vetoes Budgets of Racing Groups

    Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie used his veto power to scrap budgets for the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey and Standardbred Breeders and Owners Aassociation of New Jersey.

  • NJ Report: More Questions Than Answers

    A transition committee has submitted a report that recommends statewide consolidation of the New Jersey horse racing industry, shorter Thoroughbred meets at Monmouth Park, and the opening of more off-track betting parlors.

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    Monmouth Meeting Shows Attendance Gains

    Monmouth Park concluded its 2009 meeting Sept. 27 showing a significant gain in average attendance, even as wagering followed what has become this year's national downward trend.