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Monmouth Park will host twilight racing on Fridays and switch to a 12:15 first post for Saturdays and Sundays in the meet which begins May 28.
Multiple graded stakes winner Horologist has earned the title of New Jersey-bred Horse of the Year.
Monmouth Park will kick off its 53-day 2021 schedule May 28, with the meet highlighted by the July 17 card featuring the Grade 1 Haskell and United Nations.
John Forbes, a former trainer and a mainstay of racing and the Thoroughbred industry in New Jersey, passed away on Sunday.
A judge has rejected a New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA) effort to collect “bad faith” damages in a sports betting case.
The Jockeys’ Guild will seek to overturn a new New Jersey rule which prohibits the use of the riding crop except for safety purposes.
In the face of heavy rain and wind, Monmouth Park has canceled its Columbus Day card.
New whip rules will prohibit New Jersey jockeys from using it for encouragement, which has baffled and angered riders, who say they were not consulted.
With regular track announcer Frank Mirahmadi returning to California, Sam Houston announcer Chris Griffin will step in for the remainder of the meet.
Pending approval, Monmouth Park will add nine racing days in October to the racing schedule in what is billed as a Meadowlands-at-Monmouth meet.
A backup with the drug testing lab has left Monmouth Park horsemen in the lurch, leaving them with little purse revenue in the first six weeks of the meet.
Ten-year-old Green Gratto, a onetime Grade 1 winner, ran last in his return to action and promptly was retired, the Daily Racing Form retported.
Grade 3 winner Horologist’s owner Cameron Beatty is banned from Monmouth Park for violating the track’s Covid-19 protocols — by entering winner’s circle.
Days before the Hasskell at Monmouth Park, new tickets were made available and radio personality Steve Byk will get an award.
With new coronavirus rules in New Jersey, Monmouth Park will be able to celebrate its July 3 opening day with fans permitted.
The 2020 Haskell Invitational will kick off a three-race series with a $1 million bonus, the Kentucky Derby and Breeders’ Cup Classic being the other two.
Monmouth Park fixture Leonard Green, an owner, breeder, and racing consultant, will receive the track’s Virgil “Buddy” Raines Distinguished Achievement Award.
New Jersey’s Governor gave racetracks the green light to return Friday, clearing the way for Monmouth Park to race starting July 3 as planned.
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.