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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

Bailey's Attorney: "We're Totally Out"

December 12, 2011:

The landscape continues to change in regard to the future of Monmouth Park --- and, therefore, that of the Meadowlands Racetrack --- due to the lack of deal to transfer control of Monmouth from the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to real-estate executive Morris Bailey...read on

NJ Racetrack Slots Bills Submitted

December 7, 2011:

Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced two pieces of legislation which would allow New Jersey racetracks to include slot machines as part of their operation...read on

Simulcasting Legislation Introduced In NJ

December 7, 2011:

Looking to increase the benefits and excitement of horse racing to a greater audience, Assemblyman Ron Dancer has introduced legislation which would permit the lessee of the Meadowlands Racetrack to operate a simulcasting facility at the American Dream Meadowlands retail and entertainment complex, formerly known as Xanadu...read on

White Birch Snares NJ Breeder Award

December 7, 2011:

The Breeders Committee of the Standardbred Breeders & Owners Association of New Jersey has selected White Birch Farm of Allentown, NJ as the 2011 New Jersey Breeder of the Year...read on

NJ Gaming Licensing Passes Subcommittee

December 2, 2011:

On Thursday, December 1, the New Jersey Senate Government and Wagering Committee voted 4-1 in favour of allowing state racetracks and casinos to apply for licenses to be the platform for on-site sports wagering and also take internet and telephone wagers on sports betting...read on

SBOANJ Thanks Governor Christie

November 21, 2011:

Freehold horsemen have something to be thankful for this week – a purse increase...read on

NJ Gaming Expansion Discussed

November 16, 2011:

“Sports betting, while beneficial to the state, is another Band Aid for racing…” Perretti Farms Marketing Director Bob Marks has been quoted as saying. “Racing must get introspective and examine its product to determine its viability to the general public…Sports betting probably won’t happen for the next few years, given the hurdles involved.”...read on

Northern NJ Gaming Dollars Heading West

November 14, 2011:

According to a report, one third of the massive gaming revenues at Pennsylvania's Mount Airy Casino Resort and Sands Casino Resort come from residents of Northern New Jersey. The gaming operators not only actively market the NJ residents, but they also closely watch the gaming landscape over the border...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

Sportsbooks To Canadian Racetracks?

November 3, 2011:

The legalization of sports wagering is currently a front-line topic in the New Jersey horse racing industry. During a November 8 referendum, residents will weigh in on the issue which could eventually help solve horse racing's purse issues in the Garden State...read on

NJ Referendum Just Days Away

October 31, 2011:

On November 8, residents of New Jersey will be asked via referendum whether or not they would like to see the legalization of sports wagering in the state. Although a positive vote is just the first of many steps before the motion becomes reality, one law school professor believes...read on

Update: Roadblock For Big M Takeover?

October 18, 2011:

Jeff Gural's vision for the new Meadowlands Racetrack took a big step last week when the NJSEA gave him the green light for a new state-of-the-art grandstand. Although, the news he has received this week is probably enough for him to tear his hair out...read on


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