Keyword: New Jersey Racing Commission

  • Little Change in 2016 NJ Dates Requests

    Monmouth Park and Meadowlands have applied for a combined 71 racing programs in 2016 according to a request submitted to the New Jersey Racing Commission. It's the same number the two tracks requested for this year.

  • Monmouth Park was approved for 57 racing days from May 10-Sept. 28, 2014.

    Few Changes in New Jersey Racing Calendar

    Thoroughbred racing dates in New Jersey in 2014 will resemble those awarded for this year, with one shift in the schedule: Monmouth will race 57 days and shift four to New Meadowlands to make for a 14-night all-turf meet.

  • 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.

  • New OTW Facility Planned for South Jersey

    Penn National Gaming Inc. has signed a lease to renovate a former restaurant in Gloucester Township and turn it into New Jersey's fifth off-track wagering facility, the company announced Jan. 16.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 Dates Request on Regulators' Agenda

    The muddled picture of New Jersey racing may become somewhat clearer March 18 when the New Jersey Racing Commission considers a request from the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to amend its request for dates.

  • NJSEA: Deny Relicensing of Private OTWs

    The New Jersey Racing Commission Dec. 22 will consider a request by the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to yank the licenses of two off-track wagering facilities operated by private interests in the state.

  • 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.

  • Dennis Drazin

    Drazin Appointed to NJ Racing Commission

    Dennis Drazin, a longtime Thoroughbred owner and breeder who has served as president of the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, has been confirmed as a member of the New Jersey Racing Commission.

  • NJ Jockeys Closer to Health Insurance

    Jockeys who ride regularly in New Jersey could begin receiving an annual grant of $150,000 to help pay for health insurance if a deal is finalized during a December meeting between the New Jersey Racing Commission and the Jockeys' Guild.

  • Atlantic City Racecourse will run six days in 2009.

    New Jersey Tracks Granted Racing Dates

    The New Jersey Racing Commission granted 2009 racing dates Nov. 19 for Atlantic City Race Course and Freehold Raceway, two tracks that have been involved in conflicts tied to casino-paid purse supplements.

  • Racing, Gaming Clash in NJ Purse Dispute

    An ugly dispute over purse supplements for a New Jersey harness track could have long-term ramifications as officials devise a plan for the future of horse racing in the Garden State, and it also sheds light on the complications that can arise when racing and gaming are linked.

  • Atlantic City Race Course in New Jersey will offer six days of all-turf racing April 23-25 and April 30-May 2.

    Atlantic City: No Plans to Call it Quits

    Officials at Atlantic City Race Course said April 2 there are no plans to close the storied New Jersey track, which will continue to offer live Thoroughbred racing and longer meets if it receives a share of a $90-million purse supplement from the state's casinos.

  • The old paddock toteboard at Atlantic City Race Course could be an indication the odds for the New Jersey racetrack aren't too good beyond this year.

    Has Atlantic City Reached Finish Line?

    As Atlantic City Race Course prepares for a six-day all-turf meet, from April 23-25 and April 30-May 2, many observers believe it will be the last hurrah for the New Jersey track that opened in 1946.

  • Commission, Horsemen Seal Deal in Jersey

    The New Jersey Racing Commission and New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association made official March 31 a legal settlement that allows the state racing industry to proceed with plans to host the 2007 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships at Monmouth Park.

  • Deal Would Save Jersey Breeders' Cup

    The racing commission and a horsemen's group in New Jersey have reached an agreement that would allow Monmouth Park to host the 2007 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, according to reports.

  • Will Dispute Doom Jersey Breeders' Cup?

    Racing officials have expressed little hope a conflict between regulators and horsemen can be resolved in time to salvage the plan for Monmouth Park to become the first New Jersey racetrack to host a Breeders' Cup.

  • Monmouth Status as BC Host Site Threatened

    A complaint filed by the New Jersey Racing Commission against the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association could lead Breeders' Cup to nullify an agreement it has with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to host the 2007 World Thoroughbred Championships at Monmouth Park.

  • Monmouth Status as BC Host Site Threatened

    A complaint filed by the New Jersey Racing Commission against the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association could lead Breeders' Cup to nullify an agreement it has with the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority to host the 2007 World Thoroughbred Championships at Monmouth Park.

  • Garland to Retire as NJSEA Executive

    Bruce Garland, the senior executive vice president of the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority who began his career in racing with the New Jersey Racing Commission, will retire at the end of this year.

  • Account Betting Poised to Move Ahead in Jersey

    The New Jersey Racing Commission expects to consider a "participation agreement" for distribution of revenue from account and off-track wagering at an Aug. 18 meeting at which the stakeholders are expected to apply for a license to begin account betting.

  • Incoming RCI Chairman Says Unification a Priority

    New Jersey Racing Commission executive director Frank Zanzuccki, expected to officially take over as chairman of the Association of Racing Commissioners International during an April 3 board of directors meeting, said the unification of RCI and the North American Pari-Mutuel Regulators Association would be his top priority.

  • New Jersey OTB Parlors Might Be On Fast Track

    A "master participation agreement" between the three entities that operate racetracks in New Jersey as to how they intend to divide the 15 potential off-track wagering sites in the state will be considered at the Feb. 18 meeting of the New Jersey Racing Commission. Approval of the deal is seen as the first step toward jump-starting the process of getting OTB parlors operational, perhaps by the end of the year.

  • Pursuit of Racetrack VLTs in New Jersey on Hold

    Though a commission was recently formed to study the feasibility of putting video lottery terminals at New Jersey racetracks, Gov. Jim McGreevey apparently has abandoned the idea of including VLT revenue in the state's 2004 budget.

  • New Jersey Dates Deal: 120 Programs in 2003

    The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and horsemen will ask the state racing commission for 120 live Thoroughbred dates for 2003 instead of 146, officials said Feb. 27. Monmouth Park would kick off calendar Memorial Day, May 24, if the schedule is approved.