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Lab Contamination? Administrative Law Judge Recommends Meth Positive Be Thrown Out In New Jersey

An administrative law judge has recommended to the New Jersey Racing Commission that it reverse a $1,500 fine against Joe Sharp and a $60,000 purse forfeiture from a horse he trains that tested positive for methamphetamine at Monmouth Park in 2017. In making her ruling, Administrative Law Judge Susan M. Scarola said post-race samples from […]

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Sign Up Now Available For ‘Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge’ At Monmouth Park

Registration is now open for Monmouth Park’s $2,000 Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge – one of the country’s biggest handicapping contests – on Saturday, June 1. The innovative handicapping tournament has, in just three years of existence, quickly become a can’t-miss-event in the contest world. In 2018, the Pick Your Prize Handicapping Challenge was the only […]

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New Jersey Governor Signs Law For $100 Million In Racing Industry Subsidies

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed into law Thursday a bill that sets aside $100 million over five years for the state’s racetracks. However, according to NJ.com, the only money that’s guaranteed is in the next budget, which begins in July. The $20 million per year over the following four years could be taken away […]

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More Than $7 Million In Stakes Purses To Fuel ‘Game-Changer’ Meet At Monmouth Park

Led by the Grade 1, $1 million betfair.com Haskell Invitational, Monmouth Park is set to offer $7.1 million in stakes races when the track kicks off its 74th year of racing on Saturday, May 4. In addition to anchoring a card featuring six-stakes races, the Haskell will also see a new day when it’s renewed for the 52nd time […]

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Edelson: ‘People Want Better Racing, Not Simply More Of The Same’

With a $10 million purse subsidy expected to pass the governor’s desk, Monmouth Park is approaching “the most important summer along Oceanport Avenue since they opened the place in 1946,” wrote columnist Stephen Edelson for the Asbury Park Press. The legislation includes an amendment stating that the subsidy money must be shown to have a positive […]

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New Jersey: Bill Authorizing $100 Million In Horse Racing Subsidies Heads To Governor

New Jersey’s Assembly on Thursday approved a measure that will inject $100 million over five years into the state’s horse racing industry. The state Senate okayed the bill last December. It now goes to Governor Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign it. Under the measure, $20 million a year will go to the state’s […]

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MATCH Series Returns In 2019 With Revised Format, ‘Special Event Days’

After a celebrated and highly successful return to the racing calendar last year, the MATCH Series (Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championships) will return in 2019, featuring a new format designed to encourage more participation from horsemen, brand the series as special event days at the participating racetracks, and make it easier for the racing public to follow […]

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‘I’ve Never Met Anyone Like Her’: Gulfstream Remembers ‘Mickie’ Poleo

The South Florida racing community held a moment of silence Friday in memory of Mildred “Mickie” Poleo, one of the most loved and colorful members of the Gulfstream staff who passed away last week. Mickie worked the concession stands at Gulfstream since 1963 and also worked concession stands at Monmouth, Atlantic City and Gulfstream Park […]

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New Jersey Senate Okays $100 Million Subsidy Plan For Horse Racing

A plan to subsidize the New Jersey horse racing industry took a step forward Monday with the state Senate voting 40-0 to appropriate $20 million a year for the next five years to bolster racing at Monmouth Park, the Meadowlands and Freehold Raceway. The funding includes $10 million a year for purses at Monmouth Park […]

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Monmouth Park, New Jersey Horsemen Secure Deal For Mobile Sportsbook

TheScore, Inc. (TSX Venture: SCR) (“theScore” or the “Company”) today announced plans to launch a mobile sportsbook in the United States in 2019 after securing market access through an official licensing partnership with Darby Development LLC (Darby), the operator of the Monmouth Park Racetrack in New Jersey and the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NJTHA). […]

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