Jackson’s Barney grabs career first Wall Stadium Modified win

WALL TOWNSHIP - Driving the bright red No. 14 for “Team 14,” one of the most famous and successful racing teams in Wall Stadium Speedway's 70-year history, Blake Barney of Jackson raced to his...

Sacred Life rallies to win Oceanport Stakes at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT - In a field that featured four graded stakes winners and a millionaire, Sacred Life, who is neither yet, proved he belongs in that company. The Chad Brown-trainee stormed home with a rousing stretch...

County Final romps in 79th Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT - County Final showed a new dimension by coming off the pace and easily made amends for his first career loss in the Grade 3 Bashford Manor in his last start by rolling...

Delacour hoping Eons proves to be good fit in talent-laden Oceanport Stakes

OCEANPORT – Trainer Arnaud Delacour thought he landed on a perfectly reasonable spot in the Aug. 9 Oceanport Stakes at Monmouth Park in his latest effort to get his talented turf runner Eons jump-started...

Apprentice Peterson making presence felt in Monmouth Park jockey standings

OCEANPORT – The hints were there that something special was going to happen for apprentice Ferrin Peterson, Julie Krone said. Peterson's work ethic, the way horses seem respond to her, the increased experience she has...

Blewett rolls to Wall Stadium 70th anniversary Modified win

WALL TOWNSHIP - In front of a grandstand gathering that included Wall Township Mayor Carl Braun and township committeemen Tom Kingman, Tim Farrell and Kevin Orender, Jimmy Blewett of Howell won the “70th Anniversary...

Stellar Grace looms as lone closer in speed-fiiled Colleen Stakes

OCEANPORT – Of the seven 2-year-old fillies entered in the Aug. 2 Colleen Stakes at Monmouth Park, five have won their first start in virtually gate-to-wire fashion. That kind of speed is exactly what Dan...

Jockey Hector Diaz Jr. hopes fast Monmouth start will lead to breakout year

OCEANPORT - Hector Diaz, Jr. has never been willing to settle for second best ever since his late start on a career as a jockey, but in this instance he’s inclined to make an...
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Strong Last Dance World Series run for St. Joseph Metuchen ends in Regional Final...

The past three weeks have been a rollercoaster of emotions for the baseball program at St. Joseph High School in Metuchen. St. Joseph was in the midst of its impressive run in the Last Dance...
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Potok’s complete game gem sends Jackson Memorial to regional final

Matt Potok has put on a show from the pitcher's mound during the "Last Dance World Series" for the team representing Jackson Memorial High School of Jackson. First, the junior righthander tossed four perfect innings...

Auto racing and 70th anniversary bash set for Wall Stadium

Auto racing fans will not only have the opportunity to watch six feature races on Aug. 1, they will also be able to enjoy a celebration of the “70th Anniversary Season” at Wall Stadium...

Hopkinson wins Wall Stadium Modified opener

WALL TOWNSHIP - Derek Hopkinson of Toms River raced from 10th on the starting grid to grab the lead with three laps remaining to win the long awaited season opening 40-lap Modified stock car...

Vanzzy wins Jersey Derby at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – Trainer Michael Pino was pretty sure he had a stakes-caliber grass horse in Vanzzy. Now he’s certain of it. Vanzzy shot through an opening along the rail coming out of the final turn...
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Saint Joseph Metuchen honors fallen teammate by advancing in Last Dance World Series

The motto “Do it for Danny” ran through the minds of the players on the Saint Joseph High School baseball team anytime they took the field during its contest against Williamstown on July 22...

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