Keyword: Morris Bailey

  • 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.

  • Candyman E powers home to victory in the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash.

    De Francis Dash: Candyman E Makes Sweet Move

    Favored Candyman E, overcoming trouble for jockey Joe Bravo entering the turn, exploited an opening along the inside to prevail in the $150,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Oct. 22 at Laurel Park.

  • Monmouth Park

    Privatization of NJ Racetracks Progresses

    Legislation authorizing the privatization of Monmouth Park and Meadowlands as well as a period of joint operation with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority has been signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie.

  • 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 Panel to Address Racetrack Lease Bill

    A Senate committee in New Jersey is scheduled to address legislation June 20 that would allow the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to jointly operate Monmouth Park and Meadowlands pending licensing of lessees.

  • Monmouth Park starting gate

    Monmouth Stats: Up From 2009, Down From 2010

    New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority officials said they were pleased with the numbers for opening weekend -- when compared with 2009 statistics and not those recorded last year for the "$50 million elite meet."

  • Horse break from the gate in the first race on opening day at Monmouth Park, May 14, 2011.

    Monmouth on Verge of Five-Year Deal

    Published reports and unofficial word from track management say that a five-year lease deal for a 71-day live meet with an average daily purse level of $400,000 has been struck.

  • Laila's Punch KO's Rivals in Marshua

    Morris Bailey's favored Laila's Punch stamped herself as a filly to watch with an impressive six-length victory in the $74,600 Marshua Stakes for 3-year-old fillies Saturday at Laurel Park.