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Meadowlands, Monmouth Reach Deal

November 7, 2016:

Officials at Monmouth Park are urging New Jersey voters to cast a “yes” vote on Question 1 on Tuesday, November 8, as representatives of the Oceanport racetrack have reached an agreement with their counterparts at The Meadowlands that would ensure millions of dollars for New Jersey’s racing industry....read on

Legal Pari-Mutuel Beach Racing?

June 10, 2013:

It has been reported that consideration is being given to pari-mutuel horse racing to take place on a beach....read on

Monmouth Bidding Process Appealed

April 10, 2012:

Just when most thought the fight over the operational aspect of Monmouth Park was all finalized, a report out of New Jersey has explained that the thoroughbred raceway's May 3 start date could be in jeopardy...read on

Meadowlands To Emulate Woodbine?

February 7, 2012:

The Woodbine Entertainment Group has been pulling off the impressive feat of hosting cards of both live standardbred and thoroughbred racing at one track on the same day...read on

Gural Inks 30-Year Lease For The Big M

December 20, 2011:

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie today announced two critical developments in his goal to establish a fully independent, privately operated horse racing industry in New Jersey...read on

New Monmouth Deal On The Table

December 19, 2011:

On Friday, December 16, New Jersey thoroughbred horsemen and the office of Governor Chris Christie laid out details for a new Monmouth Park deal after a lease agreement for the state-owned track to real estate executive Morris Bailey fell through following a dispute with the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Forbes Tells NJTHA's Side Of The Story

December 13, 2011:

New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association President John Forbes has taken the opportunity to go on the record in regard to the failed deal which would have seen control of Monmouth Park transferred from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real estate executive Morris Bailey...read on

Gov. Christie On Failed Monmouth Deal

December 12, 2011:

Governor Chris Christie has addressed the media in regard to the failed deal which would have seen Morris Bailey take over control of Monmouth Park from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority. In his address, Gov. Christie offered some very sharp words for the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association...read on

Christie Vetoes NJ Purse Subsidy

July 4, 2011:

On Friday, July 1, calling it a 'haphazard allocation that defies reason or logic,' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie vetoed the minutes of the June 29, 2011 meeting of the New Jersey Racing Commission for its approval of $15 million in subsidies to augment horse racing purses...read on

Report: NJTHA Wants To Operate 'Big M'

April 26, 2011:

A report by The Record has explained how the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, via letter, approached the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority about operating the Meadowlands Racetrack before Jeff Gural came into the mix on December 17, 2010...read on

NJ Negotiating With Bailey For Monmouth; Race Dates Could Be Future Issue

April 12, 2011:

According to a report, negotiations are underway between the state of New Jersey and developer Morris Bailey in regard to a lease of New Jersey thoroughbred track Monmouth Park, although the topic of race dates will probably be an issue down the line...read on

Final Three Potential Monmouth Lessees

April 5, 2011:

It was reportedly leaked yesterday that Morris Bailey is the front-runner to land the opportunity to lease New Jersey's Monmouth Park for thoroughbreds. Now, meet the other two groups that have officially thrown their hat into...read on

Bills, Pols, Threats, Feedback In NJ

November 23, 2010:

Plenty of racing news came out of New Jersey during the evening of Monday, November 22. Seven gaming-related bills passed through the State Senate, which prompted feedback from politicians; thoroughbred horsemen threatened legal action regarding race dates...read on

Christie Waffles On Slots At Tracks

February 8, 2010:

Last week, when asked twice if slot machines might be in New Jersey racetracks' futures, governor Chris Christie gave what can only be described as a vague answer...read on


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