New Jersey Business
The Jockeys’ Guild will seek to overturn a new New Jersey rule which prohibits the use of the riding crop except for safety purposes.
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.
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.