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Full Fields, Jersey 6 Carryover For Final Weekend Of Monmouth-At-Meadowlands

Robust fields and a Jersey Pick 6 carryover of $18,043 will greet bettors on Friday for the start of the final weekend of the Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet. A total of 74 horses, including also-eligibles, have entered for Friday’s all-turf, six race card, an average of slightly more than 12 per race. Closing night on Saturday has […]

Chris Griffin Named Full-Time Track Announcer At Monmouth Park

Parx track announcer Chris Griffin has been named the new track announcer at Monmouth Park starting with the 2023 meet that gets underway in May, it was announced today. Griffin, the back-up announcer at Monmouth Park since 2020, will replace Frank Mirahmadi, who is taking over as the track announcer at Saratoga next summer after […]

Monmouth-At-Meadowlands: Sixty-One Horses Entered For Friday’s Six-Race All-Turf Card

Sixty-one horses entered Tuesday for the opening six-race card of the Monmouth-at-Meadowlands all-turf meet that gets underway on Friday, Sept. 23. The nine-day meet will be held on Fridays and Saturdays from Sept. 23 through Oct. 22 with the exception of Saturday, Oct. 15, when Far Hills will feature its 101st steeplechase meet. Post time […]

Monmouth Park Meet Concludes With Solid Handle Gains; Lopez, Gonzalez Take Titles

Monmouth Park showed a 25.2 percent increase in total handle and a 16.07 percent increase in on-track handle while Paco Lopez won his ninth riding title and Claudio Gonzalez earned his first training title as the Jersey Shore track closed out its 77th season on Sunday. Total handle was $217,243,199 this summer compared to $173,511,611 a […]

Webslinger Breaks Maiden In $500,000 Nownownow Stakes At Monmouth Park

Webslinger is a maiden no more. In fact, the 2-year-old son of Constitution could well be headed to the Breeders’ Cup next. That’s how quickly fortunes can change in horse racing. Coming off a troubled second-place finish in restricted maiden special weight company in a turf sprint at Saratoga on Aug. 31, Webslinger stormed by […]

Sweezey Aiming High With Power Attack In Monmouth’s $500,000 Nownownow Stakes

There’s nothing quite as satisfying for a Thoroughbred trainer as a plan that comes together with a promising 2-year-old. That’s the case with Power Attack, a son of War Dancer trained by Kent Sweezey, who takes aim at Saturday’s $500,000 purse in the Nownownow Stakes at Monmouth Park. The Nownownow, at a mile on the […]

L’Imperator Lowers Monmouth Turf Course Record In Precious Passion Stakes

The only graded stakes winner in Saturday’s $102,000 Presious Passion Stake at Monmouth Park acted the part – though it wasn’t quite according to the pre-race script. L’Imperator, who does his best racing on or near the lead, broke in midpack at the outset of the 1 1/2-mile race. In the end, it was the […]

Jockey Isaac Castillo Returns From Injury At Monmouth

Jockey Isaac Castillo, sidelined since suffering a cervical injury on July 3 at Monmouth Park when he thrown from his mount, is listed to ride three horses on Saturday’s card as he returns after being out nearly 10 weeks. At the time of his injury, Castillo was second in the Monmouth Park jockey standings, just […]