Keyword: New Jersey

  • New Jersey to Press On for Sports Betting

    Sports betting at Monmouth Park will have to await another day in court following a decision Nov. 21 by the United States District Court granting an injunction stopping the Oceanport racetrack from taking such wagers.

  • NJ Report: Racing, Casinos Should Partner

    A white paper prepared by the Rutgers Equine Science Center released Nov. 7 shows a continued loss of ground for the New Jersey horse racing industry and calls for a partnership between racing and casinos.

  • NJ Sports Betting Put on Hold by Court Order

    A temporary restraining order requested by professional sports leagues has put New Jersey's plans to allow sports betting on hold. The state had planned to begin taking wagers Oct. 26.

  • Meadowlands

    Meadowlands Cancels Friday Card

    The Meadowlands Racetrack has canceled its six-race Thoroughbred program for Friday, Oct. 24. Heavy rains have plagued coastal New Jersey and New England the past couple days forcing the cancellation of the all-turf card.

  • Meadowlands Cancels Saturday Night Program

    The Meadowlands Racetrack has canceled its six-race Thoroughbred card on the turf scheduled for the night of Saturday, Oct. 11 due to heavy rains across New Jersey the night before and into Saturday morning.

  • Cassatt runs away from the competition in the Monmouth Oaks.

    Cassatt Muscles to Victory in Monmouth Oaks

    Fox Hill Farms' highly regarded Cassatt muscled her way to victory Aug. 9 in the $105,000 Monmouth Oaks (gr. III) at Monmouth Park, earning her first graded stakes score and extending her winning streak to three.

  • Bayern wins the Haskell Invitational.

    Bayern Wires Haskell; Favored Untapable 5th

    Kaleem Shah's Bayern ran them off their feet July 27 in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I), taking eight other sophomores gate-to-wire at Monmouth Park while Kentucky Oaks winner Untapable ran fifth.

  • Valid wins the Monmouth Cup Stakes.

    Valid Breaks Through With Monmouth Cup Win

    Crossed Sabres Farm's Valid, a major pace factor in his previous three starts in stakes, finally broke through with a victory in the $211,000 Monmouth Cup (gr. II) for 3-year-olds and up at Monmouth Park July 27.

  • Starstruck wins the Matchmaker Stakes.

    Starstruck Back to Winning Ways in Matchmaker

    Wearing the black and gold colors of historic Calumet Farm, Kerwin Clark split horses aboard Starstruck to take the $170,000 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes (gr. III) at Monmouth Park on July 27.

  • Majestic River wins the Molly Pitcher Stakes.

    Majestic River Rolls to Molly Pitcher Win

    Majestic River proved her affinity for Monmouth Park July 27, rolling to a third consecutive victory over the New Jersey oval and picking up her first graded stakes score in the $203,000 Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II).

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    No Lasix for Social Inclusion in Haskell

    Social Inclusion, Rontos Racing Stable's runner who has drawn post position six for the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park, will race without the anti-bleeding medication lasix July 27.

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    Untapable Favored in Haskell Against Boys

    Fresh off a 9 1/4-length drubbing of her own division and undefeated in four starts for Winchell Thoroughbreds this year, Untapable seeks a challenge versus males July 27 in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I).

  • Medea won the 2014 Eatontown Stakes.

    Medea Seeks to Double Up in Matchmaker Stakes

    Cornerstone Thoroughbreds' Medea, winner of the Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her last start at Monmouth Park, looks to double up in the $150,000 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at the New Jersey racetrack July 27.

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    Social Inclusion Breezes for Haskell

    Rontos Racing Stable's Social Inclusion breezed a half-mile out of the Gulfstream Park starting gate in :47 2/5 the morning of July 10 in preparation for a planned start in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I).

  • Irish You Well gets the victory in the Long Branch Stakes.

    Irish You Well Punches Haskell Ticket

    Donegal Racing's Irish You Well took the lead at the top of the stretch to capture the $105,000 Long Branch Stakes at Monmouth Park July 5, punching his ticket to the Haskell Invitational (gr. I) in three weeks.

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    Lochte Seeks Redemption in United Nations

    Grade I winner Lochte seeks a return to winning ways July 6 in the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) at Monmouth Park, one of 10 entered for the 1 3/8-mile turf contest at the New Jersey track.

  • Albano wins the Pegasus Stakes.

    Albano Flies Home in Pegasus Romp

    Brereton Jones' homebred Albano swiftly moved to challenge the front-runners around the turn and romped away to an open-lengths victory Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) June 15 at Monmouth Park.

  • Ring Weekend won the 2014 Tampa Bay Derby.

    Ring Weekend, Uncle Sigh Top Pegasus Lineup

    Ring Weekend, coming off a fifth in the Preakness, and Uncle Sigh, 14th in the Kentucky Derby, head a field of seven sophomores slated for the Pegasus Stakes June 15 at Monmouth Park that also marks the return of Albano.

  • Itsmyluckyday faces 6 in the Majestic Light Stakes at Monmouth Park.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-6g5BNjL">Order This Photo</a>

    Itsmyluckyday Set for Majestic Light Stakes

    Itsmyluckyday, the runner-up in the 2013 Preakness Stakes (gr. I) who was sidelined with a pelvic injury for the later part of that season, has made the move back to Monmouth Park for the May 24 Majestic Light Stakes.

  • NJ Senate Committee OKs Instant Racing Bill

    A New Jersey Senate committee Dec. 9 approved legislation that would authorize historical race wagering, also known as Instant Racing, at the state's racetracks, off-track wagering parlors, and casino race books.