Keyword: New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association

  • New Jersey Continues Sports Wagering Efforts

    NJ.com reports New Jersey horsemen have joined Gov. Chris Christie and the state legislature in filing a motion asking the full U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals consider the state's efforts to allow sports wagering.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NYRA, New Jersey Horsemen Explore Deal With Hialeah

    Representatives of the New York Racing Association and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association confirmed they have held discussions about reopening closed Hialeah Park for stabling and a winter race meet, though they differ on the plan's prospects.

  • Jersey Horsemen Close to Reaching Agreement

    After nearly 20 hours of negotiations over the past several days, New Jersey's Thoroughbred horsemen are close to striking a deal with racetrack officials and with representatives of the standardbred industry on a multi-issue package which includes dates, simulcasting revenue splits, and purses.

  • Faced With State Cuts, New Jersey Reduces Live Race Dates

    Although 141 dates for Thoroughbred racing in 2002 were approved by the New Jersey Racing Commission in December, the fact that a purse supplement from the legislature had been severely reduced and, in fact, may be eliminated from the state budget forced the commission to reduce the dates allocation to 120.

  • Jersey Purse Supplements Go Down to Wire

    The New Jersey Assembly tabled a bill Thursday that would have provided $18.2 million to the horse racing industry, including $11.7 million for the Thoroughbred industry. The measure, which passed the Senate and two Assembly subcommittees in December, is expected to come up for a vote Monday, the final day of the session.

  • Horsemen: Deal Struck on Jersey Racing Dates

    After more than a week of meetings, the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association have reached a compromise on 2002 racing dates, a horsemen's representative said Tuesday.

  • Jersey Legislation Said to be in Pipeline

    Racetracks and Thoroughbred horsemen in New Jersey have been battling for more than a year over details in legislation that would authorize account and off-track wagering in New Jersey. Apparently, there has been a meeting of the minds, and if so, a bill could be passed by this spring. Protection of live racing dates is among the major issues.