Keyword: Robert Kulina

  • Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Jersey Jump

    Robert Kulina has been a fixture at Monmouth Park since 1972, shortly after graduating from the University of Charleston in West Virginia, but in late 2011 the 65-year-old thought he was out of a job.

  • Monmouth Park

    Sportech Racing Reaches Deal With Monmouth

    Sportech Racing, a division of Sportech PLC, announced it has entered into an agreement with Darby Development, manager and operator of Monmouth Park, to provide pari-mutuel wagering technology and services to the track.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Monmouth Dates Still Unsettled After Meeting

    Uncertainty concerning live racing dates and average daily purse levels continue to swirl around the upcoming Monmouth Park season following the March 18 agenda meeting of New Jersey Racing Commission.

  • Officials Bullish on Future Monmouth Meets

    Despite political and financial uncertainty, New Jersey officials expect Monmouth Park to offer a similar schedule in 2011 and already are discussing ways to improve upon this year's Elite Summer Meet.

  • Monmouth Meet Called 'Soft' Thus Far

    Monmouth Park officials said two nearby off-track wagering parlors and skyrocketing gasoline prices have led to decreases in attendance and on-track handle nearly one month into the New Jersey racetrack's 2008 meet.

  • Monmouth Park Honors Trainer John Forbes

    John Forbes, a trainer at Monmouth Park for more than three decades, has been named the 2006 recipient of the Virgil (Buddy) Raines Distinguished Achievement Award.

  • Monmouth Calls Off Races Due to High Winds

    Monmouth Park Racetrack has canceled its live Thoroughbred racing card for Saturday due to high winds and heavy rains that are remnants of Tropical Storm Ernesto.

  • Sign at Monmouth Park informs patrons that the track is closed for live and simulcast racing.

    Jersey Standoff Threatens Major Racing Day

    New Jersey racetracks were closed for live racing and simulcasting Thursday due to a continuing budget standoff in the state capital of Trenton. It was the first live card lost at Monmouth Park and the third at Meadowlands, which offers nighttime harness racing.

  • NATC Races to be Run at Monmouth

    The National Association of Two-Year-Old Consignors announced that the 2005 NATC Futurities will be run Sept. 24 at Monmouth Park.

  • Monmouth Boosts Stakes Purses for 2005

    The 2005 Monmouth Park stakes schedule features $4.45 million in purses, highlighted by the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I) on Aug. 7.

  • Forecast KO's Saturday, Sunday Grass Racing at Monmouth Park

    Expected rain along the Jersey Shore this weekend has forced Monmouth Park to switch its scheduled turf races to the main track for Saturday's opening day card as well as for Sunday's races. A decision has yet to be made regarding Monday's holiday card, which includes the grade III Jersey Derby at 1 1/16 miles on turf.

  • Rice Entries Top Monmouth Opening-Day Card

    While the forecast for Saturday still calls for rain at Monmouth Park, that didn't dampen the deluge of entries that flooded the entry box for the opening-day card.

  • Committee Warns Tracks of Potential Downgrades

    The American Graded Stakes Committee has issued warning letters to racetracks that present nearly every grade 1 stakes for 3-year-olds, advising them that the races would be downgraded for 2004 unless field quality improves.

  • Kulina Honored by New Jersey Sports Writers

    Robert Kulina, Monmouth Park's and Meadowlands general manager and vice president of Thoroughbred Racing, will be honored at the 67th New Jersey Sports Writers Association Banquet on Feb. 2 for "Distinguished Service to Thoroughbred Racing."