Tag: New Jersey Racing Commission

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a long-awaited bill legalizing fixed-odds wagering on his state's horse races. The bill faces regulatory issues with two state regulating agencies before being implemented. (Image: AP File Photo/Seth Wenig)

New Jersey Governor Signs Fixed-Odds Wagering Bill

After a 45-day delay, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy finally signed the Fixed Odds Wagering Act into law, opening the windows for fixed-odds wagering on horse racing in the state. Don’t make a beeline for the Jersey Shore just yet, however. Implementation requires regulatory approval from the New Jersey Racing […]

Monmouth Park riding legend Joe Bravo won't go for his 14th Monmouth Park riding title this season. He's boycotting the Jersey Shore track over the state's new riding crop law. (Image: Pat Healy Photography)

Monmouth Park Threatens Jockeys with Ban if They Skip Opening Day

Monmouth Park management fired the latest salvo in the New Jersey track’s ongoing battle with its jockeys when it said riders refusing to accept mounts for Friday’s opening day will be forbidden from riding at Monmouth Park for the duration of the meet. This latest salvo, coming hours before Tuesday’s […]