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Navarro, Servis Plan To Plead Not Guilty To Federal Charges

A report in the Asbury Park Press on Tuesday indicated that lawyers for Jorge Navarro and Jason Servis plan to plead not guilty to the federal doping charges brought against the trainers last week. Both trainers are charged with misbranding conspiracy, Servis with one count and Navarro with two counts. According to the report, Navarro and […]

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Drazin Calls On New Jersey Legislature To Enact Widespread Reforms, Including Track-Regulated Pharmacy

Dennis Drazin, the chairman and CEO of Darby Development, LLC, operator of Monmouth Park in New Jersey, released the following statement on Monday, March 16: In the wake of last Monday’s federal indictments in the horseracing industry, I wanted to take this opportunity to address the public, horsemen, media, employees and any other interested parties. […]

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Monmouth To Delay Opening Of Stable Area, Start Of 2020 Race Meet

Monmouth Park Racetrack will close for simulcasting and sports wagering beginning at 8 pm on Monday, March 16, as the State of New Jersey and the rest of the country continue to take proactive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Wagering will continue as normal on as well as on-line sports betting […]

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Gorajec: Expert Calls Into Question New Jersey Drug Positives

Dr. Richard Sams, widely recognized for his expertise in racing chemistry and toxicology, has called into question trainer Glenn Thompson’s 2019 positive tests for methocarbamo at Monmouth Park in New Jersey, calling the quantitative analysis at the state’s official laboratory “likely both inaccurate and imprecise” because the lab “did not use the standard techniques that […]

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$1 Million Haskell Invitational Tops 2020 Stakes Schedule At Monmouth Park

Led by the Grade 1, $1 million Haskell Invitational, Monmouth Park is set to offer $7.3 million in stakes races when the track kicks off its diamond anniversary season on Saturday, May 2. This year’s 75th race meet will feature 63 total stakes, 12 graded events, and 11 stakes restricted to New Jersey-bred horses. […]

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MATCH Series Expanded, Bonus Money Increased For 2020

The popular Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championships Series (MATCH) has been renewed for 2020, with an expanded schedule and an increase in owner, trainer and breeder bonus money thanks to new partner racetracks, horsemen’s groups and breeder associations, the Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association announced Tuesday. The Series, which returned in 2018 after a 16-year hiatus and works toward […]

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Paco Lopez Finishes Strong To Win Monmouth Riding Title

Paco Lopez admits he was as surprised as anyone on Sunday when he collected his sixth riding title during the closing day of Monmouth Park’s 2019 meet given how much ground he had to make up. But the 34-year-old native of Veracruz, Mexico, does know a thing or two about closing. With two winners on […]

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‘You Can’t Keep Pushing Yourself Non-Stop’: Navarro Plans To Scale Back From 140-Horse Stable

Jorge Navarro says he is too caught up in the present to fully appreciate the significance of extending his record to seven straight training titles at Monmouth Park, which the 44-year-old native of Panama will officially put the finish touches on during Sunday’s closing day of the 61-day meet. But if it looks on paper […]

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New Jersey Racing Wraps Up With All-Turf Monmouth At Meadowlands, Jersey Shore Pick 6 Mandatory Payout

The final weekend of the 2019 New Jersey Thoroughbred season kicks off Friday with 78 horses entered for the six all-turf races at the Meadowlands Racetrack before wrapping up with a mandatory Jersey Shore Pick 6 payout during Monmouth Park’s closing day card on Sunday. The Meadowlands will also hold six all-turf races on Saturday […]

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