Keyword: Monmouth Park

  • Unbridled Humor will be looking for her first win of the year in the Violet Stakes.

    Unbridled Humor Solid Fit in Violet Stakes

    Unbridled Humor will be looking for her first win of the year and her first graded stakes victory since last September when she goes postward in the $100,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) over the Monmouth Park turf May 28.

  • Ponzi Scheme won the Decathlon Stakes on opening day at Monmouth Park.

    Monmouth Starts Well Despite Decathlon Spill

    Blue skies and balmy temperatures greeted a new era at Monmouth Park May 12 when the track opened its 67th season of Thoroughbred racing with increases in attendance and wagering over last year.

  • My Adonis

    My Adonis Still Under Derby Consideration

    My Adonis, currently 22nd on the graded stakes earnings list among horses still under consideration for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed five furlongs at Monmouth Park April 29.

  • Monmouth Seeks Approval for 75 Racing Dates

    Monmouth Park, expected to be under lease to the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, proposes to begin its live meet May 12 and offer 75 days of racing, 10 of them all-turf programs at Meadowlands.

  • Sports Authority, Horsemen OK Monmouth Lease

    The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority said March 1 it has reached an agreement with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association for the lease of Monmouth Park in time for the track's 2012 racing season.

  • Monmouth Park

    Report: Agreement Reached in New Jersey

    Horsemen and state officials in New Jersey have reportedly reached agreement on dates and purses for the 2012 Monmouth Park meet, ending the question of whether the track would be open next year and under what circumstances.

  • Mayor: Borough Wants to Help Monmouth Park

    The major of Oceanport, N.J., where Monmouth Park is located, told Gov. Chris Christie the borough could serve as a vehicle to keep the facility operating until the state signs a deal with a lessee.

  • Report: Monmouth Park Lease in Jeopardy

    Less than two days past the deadline to finalize a lease agreement for Monmouth Park, negotiations have ended because of a dispute between horsemen and the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority.

  • Monmouth Meet: Down From 2010, Up From 2009

    Business at Monmouth Park this year expectedly dropped after what appears to be a one-time "Elite Meet" last year, but average daily figures were still much higher than those recorded for the comparable 2009 meet.

  • Monmouth Park

    Jockey Marquez Injured in Monmouth Spill

    Jockey Carlos H. Marquez Jr. was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center after being injured when his horse Break the Glass went down during the running of the third race Sept. 5 at Monmouth Park.

  • Quiet Giant won the Lady's Secret at Monmouth by more than 6 lengths.

    Quiet Giant to Face Eight in Molly Pitcher

    Quiet Giant, off a strong victory at Monmouth Park a month ago, looms a tough customer in the Sept. 3 Hill 'n' Dale Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II), but the race lured a solid field of nine.

  • Gov. Chris Christie

    NJ Breeders Challenge Purse Fund Veto, Splits

    The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey has filed an appeal in connection with Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a decision by the New Jersey Racing Commission to award $15 million in purse supplements.

  • Yummy With Butter wins the Oceanport Stakes.

    Yummy With Butter Sticks In Oceanport

    Yummy With Butter, winning his first race in nearly two years, ran away from Sayif late to take the Oceanport Stakes on the Monmouth Park lawn july 31.

  • Get Serious won the Oceanport in 2009 and 2010 (shown).

    Get Serious Goes for 3rd Straight Oceanport

    Locally-based Get Serious has been off form this season but will try to get back to his winning ways when he goes for his third straight victory in the $200,000 Oceanport Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 31 at Monmouth Park.

  • Kensei finishes strong to win the Salvator Mile.

    Kensei Breaks Losing Streak, Wins Salvator

    Winless since August, 2009 and dismissed at 15-1 against an accomplished field, Kensei sprung a big upset in the $200,000 Salvator Mile (gr. III) when he came from off the pace under Edgar Prado to win July 2 at Monmouth Park

  • Chuck C. Lopez celebrates win number 4,000.

    Lopez Notches Win No. 4,000

    Chuck C. Lopez, a fixture at Monmouth Park since he started riding 32 years ago, scored the 4,000th winner of his career in the first race Saturday, July 2 when he piloted Duffy's Tavern to a gate-to-wire victory.

  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

    N.J. Gov. Vetoes Racing Subsidies

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed a move by the state Racing Commission to provide $15 million in state subsidies for Thoroughbred and harness racing purses.

  • NJ Purse Money Split, But Governor Must OK

    The New Jersey Racing Commission, in what could end up being nothing more than a symbolic gesture, has divvied up $15 million in casino money that would be used for purses in 2012 should Gov. Chris Christie approve.