Horses

May 26, 2019

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Saturday night Meadowlands Racetrack held its Inaugural Charity Handicapping Contest. Ten local charitable organizations were selected to compete for their share of $15,000. It was a tight contest with multiple lead changes and in the end, Act Now Foundation Inc came out ...

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STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The Horse Park of New Jersey is looking for new trustees. If you have a passion for the equine community be part of a group of volunteers that strives to improve the benefits the Horse Park of New Jersey brings to the public.  Terms of four member are expiring this ...

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TEWKSBURY TWP., N.J. — Alanna Flax-Clark, U.S. Para Equestrian, recently returned to Mane Stream (an adaptive riding and therapy services non-profit in Oldwick) after spending a successful winter season competing at the Adequan Global Dressage Festival. Over the winter she showed and trained in ...

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STOCKTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Equine Artists’ Association's 2019 Invitational Exhibit of equine art by local/regional artists, “NJEAA Art of the Horse,” will open on June 9. A public reception and an opportunity to meet the artists will be on opening day from 2 to 4 p.m. at Prallsville Mills, ...

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TRENTON, N.J. — A bill that would provide $250,000 to help develop method of tick control was voted out of committee on May 16. The Assembly Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee made some amendments, before releasing Assembly Bill No. 5160. There is no Senate version of the bill as of May ...

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WEST GROVE, Pa. — Rebecca Cord of West Grove, Pa., will not only represent the USA as an athlete at the 2019 European Maccabi Games, she’ll be coaching the team as well. The Maccabi Games bring together Jewish athletes from around the world for competition as well as to celebrate Jewish unity, ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security drew a large crowd of well-wishers as he schooled in the paddock prior to Monmouth Park’s fifth race on Saturday, with trainer Jason Servis saying his star colt could breeze next week as he continues to weigh his options for the horse’s next start. “It’s great ...

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WANTAGE, N.J. — Five benefit horse trail rides and camping at Lusscroft Farm are scheduled starting June 1. The first ride will be held on National Trails Day, Saturday June 1. The other rides will be held July 13, Aug. 3, Aug. 31 and Oct. 5 Riders must bring their own horse and come feel the ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — In an unprecedented move in thoroughbred racing, Gary West is offering up $20 million of his own money to the owners of Country House, War of Will, Long Range Toddy and Bodexpress if any of those horses finish ahead of Maximum Security the next time any of them race against him ...

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EAST RUTHERFROD, N.J. — Ten local New Jersey charitable organizations have been selected to compete in the Charity Handicapping Contest on Saturday, May 25. The Contest offers a $15,000 total donation/prize pool, with all 10 charities receiving a donation. Prizes will be awarded as follows: 1st ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security, whose popularity has soared since he was disqualified from first place in the Kentucky Derby, will make a public appearance for racing fans on Saturday at Monmouth Park when he schools in the paddock. The Jason Servis-trained colt will be brought to the ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Ten NY sportscasters competed in two non-wagering harness races to benefit their selected charitable organization on Saturday, May 11 at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. Brandon Tierney, co-host of CBS Sports Radio’s “Tiki & Tierney” and a CBS Sports Network ...

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STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The  17th annual Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI) concluded on May 12 at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown, N.J. The event attracted 133 total entries with four divisions — CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L, which served as selection trials for this summer's Pan ...

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STONE TAVERN, N.J. — The  17th annual Jersey Fresh International Three-Day Event (JFI) concluded on May 12 at the Horse Park of New Jersey in Allentown, N.J. The event attracted 133 total entries with four divisions — CCI4*-L and CCI3*-L, which served as selection trials for this summer's Pan ...

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 TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that requires auctions to properly identify horses that are to be sold. The Senate of the version passed that body by a vote of 33-0 in July, 2018. The Assembly passed the bill on Feb. 25. Governor Murphy signed it on May ...

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 TRENTON, N.J. — Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill into law that requires auctions to properly identify horses that are to be sold. The Senate of the version passed that body by a vote of 33-0 in July, 2018. The Assembly passed the bill on Feb. 25. Governor Murphy signed it on May ...

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FRANKLIN TWP., N.J. — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials highlighted the horse breeding industry in New Jersey with a visit to Deo Volente Farms in Hunterdon County on May 8. The farm, like other horse breeding operations, is in the middle ...

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FRANKLIN TWP., N.J. — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials highlighted the horse breeding industry in New Jersey with a visit to Deo Volente Farms in Hunterdon County on May 8. The farm, like other horse breeding operations, is in the middle ...

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FRANKLIN TWP., N.J. — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher and other state and local officials highlighted the horse breeding industry in New Jersey with a visit to Deo Volente Farms in Hunterdon County on May 8. The farm, like other horse breeding operations, is in the middle ...

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GOSHEN, N.Y. — The Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame announced the two broodmares that will be inducted into the Living Horse Hall of Fame on July 7 in Goshen, New York. The Living Horse Hall of Fame Committee recently voted for broodmares using the criteria implemented in 2018. Eligible ...

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LONG VALLEY, N.J. — Eddie Blue, a horse that took Devin Ryan to the World Equestrian Games was inducted into the Horse Stars Hall of Fame. The Horse Stars Hall Of Fame was established by the EQUUS Foundation and the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) in 2013 to celebrate the ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Maximum Security, disqualified from first in Saturday’s 145th Kentucky Derby, is expected to arrive at Monmouth Park early Tuesday morning at the barn of Jason Servis, the trainer said. The Florida Derby winner was scheduled to leave Louisville, Ky., on Monday afternoon for the ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky Derby lasts about two minutes but the discussion of what happened on May 4, 2019 could continue for months even years. The trainer, New Jersey resident, Jason Servis and jockey Luis Saez celebrated when Maximum Security crossed the finish line first at ...

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OCEANPORT, N.J. — Odds-on favorite Hawkish rallied from mid-pack to split horses in deep stretch and then held off the late-running Projected to capture the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes on May 4 as a crowd of 21,462 welcomed back thoroughbred racing to Monmouth Park. Trained by James J. “Jimmy” ...

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MONMOUTH PARK SET TO FOR SEASON OPENER ON SATURDAY; WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THE 61-DAY MEET        OCEANPORT, N.J. – Monmouth Park embarks on its 74th season of Thoroughbred racing on Saturday, May 4, with an eight-race card that features the $100,000 Cliff Hanger Stakes – the first of ...

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ANNANDALE, N.J. — “When you are really good at something, you like to stay in that space,” said Jean Good, Wealth Management Advisor at Northwestern Mutual in Annandale, N.J. For equestrians, that space is usually at the barn. But when it comes to financial management or investing in their own ...

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ELMONT, N.Y. — William S. Farish's homebred Code of Honor made a stylish debut at Saratoga Race Course in August and has emerged as one of several New York-connected contenders for Grade 1, $3 million Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4. Code of Honor drew post 13. The son of first-crop ...

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FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. — New Jersey resident, Raymond Hill, III, has not one, but two contenders for the Kentucky Derby. From Franklin Lakes, he grew up going to Monmouth Park with his mother. When a Wall Street deal paid off 17 years ago, Hill bought his first Thoroughbred and now owns several, ...

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — On Saturday, May 4, join Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment for an exciting day and night of simulcast and live racing action, including the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs. Grandstand doors open at 9 a.m. with free parking and free ...

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Tacitus, winner of the Wood Memorial Stakes at Aqueduct back on April 6, is reported to be working very well at Churchill Downs as he attempts to give his trainer Bill Mott a first ever win in the Kentucky Derby. The Run for the Roses takes place on May 4 and after surprise ...

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