Keyword: Monmouth Park

  • Atlantic City Race Course

    Atlantic City to Usher in NJ Racing Season

    The 2013 Thoroughbred racing season in New Jersey begins April 25 with the first of six days of all-turf racing at Atlantic City Race Course, which officials said has been upgraded a bit in response to requests from patrons.

  • Paynter

    Paynter Progresses with Half-Mile Work

    Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner Paynter turned in his second work since making a comeback from severe illness and the subsequent surgery he underwent last year, breezing four furlongs in :50 1/5 at Santa Anita Park.

  • TVG to Handle New Jersey Online Betting Site

    TVG and Darby Development announced that, effective March 1, TVG will provide online and telephone account wagering platforms and related services for New Jersey's only licensed and legal online horse racing wagering site.

  • NJ Tracks Get 77 Thoroughbred Dates for 2013

    There will be 77 Thoroughbred racing dates for 2013 under a schedule approved by the New Jersey Racing Commission Nov. 14. The dates were approved pending a review of the minutes of the meeting by Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Hurricane Sandy aftermath at Country Life Farm in Maryland.

    Hurricane Sandy Impacts Northeast Tracks

    Initial reports suggest tracks across the Northeast suffered some damage and power outages as a result of Hurricane Sandy, but that damage was moderate compared with the devastation in the area.

  • New Jersey Taking Sports Betting Applications

    New Jersey's Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) said Oct. 15 that final regulations on sports wagering have been published and it will begin to accept applications. No licenses will be issued before Jan. 9, 2013.

  • Open Mind

    New Jersey-Bred Hall of Fame Created

    The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey announced the creation of the New Jersey-bred Hall of Fame at Monmouth Park. The first class of inductees will be honored at Monmouth Park Sept. 15.

  • Tune Me In and Paco Lopez take the Cliff Hanger Stakes at Monmouth Park.

    Cliff Hanger: Tune Me In Gets Second Straight

    Patricia Generazio's Tune Me In silenced his doubters Sept. 1 at Monmouth Park when he shook free to win the $99,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes (gr. IIIT), his second straight graded stakes score in less than three months.

  • Get Serious is the 5-2 choice on the morning line for the Cliff Hanger Stakes.

    Get Serious Faces Nemesis in Cliff Hanger

    Get Serious is a fan favorite at Monmouth Park, where he has won eight stakes (five of them grade III affairs). But the 8-year-old gelding faces multiple challenges going into the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes Sept. 1.

  • San Pablo and Chris DeCarlo take the Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park.

    San Pablo Rolls Late for Philip Iselin Tally

    Heavily favored San Pablo mowed down Toby's Corner and Small Town Talk in the stretch to easily win the $150,000 Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park Aug. 18 for his seventh lifetime win in 12 starts.

  • Jockey Camacho Has Surgery on Broken Leg

    Jockey Samuel Camacho, Jr., who lost his status as an apprentice only this past May, will be out of action for an extended period of time after breaking his leg in a training mishap at Monmouth Park Aug. 15.

  • Wine Princess sails home in the Monmouth Oaks.

    Wine Princess Matures in Monmouth Oaks

    Wine Princess has progressed steadily through her conditions in five starts for trainer Steve Margolis this year, and she took her career to the next level Aug. 11 with a wire-to-wire victory in the Monmouth Oaks (gr. III).

  • Morrow Cove won the Serena's Song by 4 3/4 lengths on July 15.

    Morrow Cove Chases Monmouth Oaks Breakthrough

    Morrow Cove has stamped herself as a talented filly on the improve in her past two starts for trainer Graham Motion. Whether she's good enough to get a graded score will be discovered Aug. 11 at Monmouth Park.

  • Paynter

    Haskell Winner Paynter Spikes Temperature

    Two days after winning the Haskell Invitational (gr. I), Zayat Stables' Paynter remained at Monmouth Park with a slight fever that prevented him from shipping back to trainer Bob Baffert's base in Southern California.

  • Tune Me In wins the Oceanport Stakes.

    Tune Me In Pays Pretty Penny in Oceanport

    Tune Me In was sent off as the longest price in the $152,500 Oceanport (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park, but that didn't stop the 25-1 shot from springing an upset over six other turf contenders July 29.

  • Silver Screamer won the Eatontown Handicap on June 30.

    Silver Screamer Seeks Second Grade III Win

    Silver Screamer, winner of the June 30 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) last out, is the 123-pound high weight in a field of eight fillies and mares entered for the $150,000 Taylor Made Matchmaker Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 29.

  • Gemologist

    Paynter, Gemologist Work for Haskell

    Belmont Stakes (gr. I) runner-up Paynter and Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Gemologist each posted bullet works this week in advance of the 1 1/8-mile Haskell Invitational (gr. I) to be held at Monmouth Park July 29.

  • Well Spelled comes running late to win the Jersey Shore Stakes.

    Well Spelled Aces Jersey Shore Stakes

    GSP Racing Stable's Well Spelled became a first-time graded winner when he rallied through the stretch at Monmouth Park July 14 to capture the $101,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III).

  • Breeders' Cup 2013 Site Still Being Finalized

    The Breeders' Cup board of directors has settled on a site for the 2013 World Championships, but an announcement of the location may not be forthcoming for several more weeks, according to chairman Tom Ludt.

  • Borderland Derby winner Isn't He Clever faces 5 in the Jersey Shore.

    Sophomores Seek Graded Score in Jersey Shore

    Six sophomores seeking their first graded stakes score head postward in the $100,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) July 14, sprinting six furlongs at Monmouth Park. Isn't He Clever is the lone stakes winner in the field.

  • Rule pulls away late to take the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Rule Launches Season with Monmouth Cup Score

    Rule made his 5-year-old debut a winning one July 7 in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) at Monmouth Park, sitting just off a dawdling early pace before drawing off under jockey Joe Bravo to get the job done.

  • Flat Out will make his first start for trainer Bill Mott in the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Flat Out Starts for Mott in Monmouth Cup

    Preston Stables' Flat Out will make his first start for Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott in the $200,000 Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. III) July 7, having been transferred from the barn of Scooter Dickey.

  • Get Serious leads all the way to win the Red Bank Stakes at Monmouth Park.

    Get Serious Completes Red Bank Three-Peat

    It had been almost two years since Get Serious earned his last victory, the 2010 edition of the $100,000 Red Bank Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park. On July 4 he made a definitive return to a familiar winner's circle.

  • Ruthenia won Monmouth's May 28 Violet Stakes over Unbridled Humor and other fellow Eatontown contender Pinch Pie.

    Three Graded Victors Vie for Eatontown Win

    The June 30 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park has attracted a diverse group of fillies and mares, with graded stakes winners Ruthenia, Heavenly Landing, and Unbridled Humor being the standouts.

  • Monmouth Park

    NJ Horsemen Hopeful on Breeders' Cup Bid

    New Jersey horsemen are working with Monmouth Park on a bid for the track to secure the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships and would not make an issue out of the Breeders' Cup medication policy.

  • Jockey Chris DeCarlo celebrates the 1,000th winner of his career at Monmouth Park June 23.

    Jockey DeCarlo Rides 1,000th Winner

    Jockey Chris DeCarlo rode the 1,000th winner of his career at Monmouth Park June 23, piloting Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbreds' Oconee Gold to victory in the eighth race on the card for trainer Ramon Moya.

  • Le Bernardin wins the Pegasus Stakes.

    Le Bernardin Prevails in Pegasus Stretch Duel

    Rebounding from a dismal outing in the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II), Le Bernardin battled for the lead in the stretch and had just enough to hold off Easter Gift in the $103,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park June 17.