Suburban Sports

Castillo sets sights on winning more stakes races

OCEANPORT – After a year of "firsts," 23-year-old jockey Isaac Castillo knows exactly what’s next to keep his career on the rising arc it...

Mikala, Always B Laughin to square off at Freehold Raceway

The first of many New Jersey Sire Stakes - Standardbred Development Fund finals will be held at Freehold Raceway this Saturday (Sept. 11), when...

Factory Stock 94-lap race and Modifieds headline American Pride Night

WALL TOWNSHIP - The 94-lap Johnny Gasko Memorial Factory Stock race and a 40-lap race for Modified stock cars will headline the Sept. 11...

Readyforprimetime poised to make dirt debut in Rumson Stakes

OCEANPORT – There are probably easier spots for Readyforprimetime to make his dirt debut than Saturday’s $100,000 Rumson Stakes, but a combination of circumstances...

O’Connor has high expectations for You Look Cold in $200,000 Sorority Stakes

OCEANPORT – There’s a unique sense of excitement that consumes even the most grizzled of trainers when they have a promising young horse just...

American Sanctuary heading east for Sapling Stakes at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – For trainer Christopher Davis to venture east to Monmouth Park, something he has done just once before in his brief career, there...

Lopez rides seven winners at Monmouth; caps day with Miss Liberty Stakes win

OCEANPORT – It may be true that records are made to be broken, but jockey Paco Lopez keeps tying his own one at Monmouth...

Dandeo makes history at Freehold Raceway

History was made at Freehold Raceway on opening day, Aug. 27, as 86-year-old Tony Dandeo became the oldest driver to win a race in...

Krause Memorial race winner will earn $7,127 at Wall Stadium

WALL TOWNSHIP - The season's highest paying Modified stock car race offering $7,127 to the winner will be in the spotlight this Saturday night,...

Belgrano has trainer Russo thinking big in Rainbow Heir Stakes

OCEANPORT – Frank Russo still shows up early every morning for hands-on work with his four-horse stable at Monmouth Park, a routine he has...

Duarte will send 2-year-old Hooky Player out for turf test on Aug. 27

OCEANPORT – With the days dwindling to allow enough time to get a 2-year-old turf runner ready for the $500,000 Nownownow Stakes on Sept....

Freehold Raceway will begin summer/fall harness meet on Aug. 27

Freehold Raceway will begin the summer/fall harness racing meet on Aug. 27 with a 10-race card. The summer/fall meet is generally headlined by the New...

Code of Honor impresses after layoff with victory in Grade 3 Iselin Stakes

OCEANPORT - Whatever plans trainer Shug McGaughey settles on going forward with Code of Honor, he now has the perfect set-up race behind him...

Constantino returns to New Jersey roots as Middlesex College’s new athletics director 

Rocco Constantino has been named the new director of athletics at Middlesex College. Constantino brings to his new role two decades of experience in education...

Sweezey counting on home track advantage for Phat Man in Iselin Stakes

OCEANPORT – To beat a horse like multiple Grade 1 winner Code of Honor in Saturday’s Grade 3 Philip H. Iselin Stakes at Monmouth...

Modified Twin 30’s and Sportsman Twin 25’s headline Wall Stadium action Aug. 21

WALL TOWNSHIP - Twin 30-lap feature races for the headlining Modified division and two Sportsman 25-lap races will headline the card on Saturday night...

Code of Honor set to return in Iselin Stakes after seven-month layoff

OCEANPORT – It’s not so much a new and improved version of Code of Honor who will make his return to the races in...

Gonzalez making his presence felt as veteran trainer closes in on 1,000 career victories

OCEANPORT – There was a time early in the Monmouth Park meet when Claudio Gonzalez’s name was stuck near the bottom of the trainer...

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