Trainer John Stephens was the first to arrive at Monmouth Park this morning, a backside that figures to be more crowded than usual this summer.
With New Jersey the second-hardest hit state in the nation by coronavirus, Monmouth Park will not allow horses on the grounds until June 1.
Trainer Jorge Duarte, who took over the Colts Neck Stables operation at the very end of 2018, is battling coronavirus, he revealed this week.
Monmouth Park chief Dennis Drazin today issued a statement in response to the indictments of last week that doesn’t seem likely to please many.
In the face of the coronavirus emergency, Monmouth Park will close for simulcasting effective later today and delay its opening day by three weeks.
Multiple graded stakes winner Valedictorian has been named New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year, the state’s Thoroughbred Breeders Association announced.
The first condition books for Monmouth Park and Delaware Park — both of which open in May — are now available online.
Monmouth Park will race 56 dyas in 2020, and among its 12 graded stakes, the G1 Haskell Invitational will take place July 18.
Nine-year-old Oak Bluffs proved best for trainer Mary Eppler in the Joey P Handicap for NJ-breds at Monmouth Park.
John Mazza, who trains Monmouth Oaks winner Horologist, is 82. Owner, Cameron Beatty is 27. It’s a racing odd couple that’s a “perfect marriage.”
Upset! New Jersey-bred Horologist was up in a timely manner to win the Grade 3 Monmouth Oaks over favored Jaywalk Saturday.
Jaywalk, looking to be back in form after trainer John Servis modified her training regimen, highlights Saturday’s G3 Monmouth Oaks.
They got most of Saturday’s races in (finally), but Monmouth Park will pass on racing Sunday.
Maximum Security crossed the wire first and then survived a lightning-fast inquiry to win the G1 Haskell Invitational.
The decision to shorten the Haskell Invitational card at Monmouth Park, and to delay it by over four hours, infuriated some while others took it in stride.
This afternoon’s Haskell Invitational card was halted after two races and will be resumed at 6:00 p.m., the track said.
Gregg and Rick Sacco, New Jersey-born and -bred, find themselves in a strange place — on opposing sides in Saturday’s Grade 1 Haskell.
Maximum Security is the solid morning line choice in Saturday’s Haskell, in which he’ll attempt to be the first sophomore to win two Grade 1s this year.
Though tracks around the Mid-Atlantic have canceled their Saturday race cards, the Haskell show will go on, Dennis Drazin said.