Monmouth County Sports

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Marlboro 9U squad advances to Cal Ripken Baseball World Series

MARLBORO - Dave Gagliano has watched the 12 players on his Marlboro 9U baseball team build their baseball skills on the diamond over the past three years. Gagliano, who also serves as the vice president...

Jockey and Jeans fundraiser scheduled for Sept. 11 at Monmouth Park

OCEANPORT – Seventeen Hall of Fame jockeys – a list that includes former Monmouth Park leading riders Don Brumfield, Julie Krone and Craig Perret – will be on hand when the seventh annual Jockeys...

Sweezey: Training success is a team effort in thoroughbred racing

OCEANPORT - As he continues to balance divisions at Monmouth Park and Gulfstream, doing so well enough to be in the top 10 of the trainer standings at both tracks, J. Kent Sweezey is...

New Jersey Sire Stakes trustees announce increase in purses

The New Jersey Sire Stakes Board of Trustees has announced purses will be increasing by 20% for Premier Division races at the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford for the 2022 season. This means purses for...

Groovy Surprise notches second straight stakes victory by winning Jersey Girl Handicap

OCEANPORT – Groovy Surprise apparently enjoyed her first stakes victory so much in her last start that she wanted to experience the feeling again. The 4-year-old filly broke alertly, set moderate early fractions and then...

DQ elevates Mandaloun to victory in TVG.com Haskell Stakes

OCEANPORT – Juddmonte Farms’ Mandaloun came from off the pace to earn his first Grade 1 victory in the 54th running of the $1 million TVG.com Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on July 17...
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RBC’s Panzini drafted by Royals; waiting to sign professional contract

The childhood dream of being drafted to play professional baseball became a reality for Red Bank Catholic High School pitcher Shane Panzini on July 12 during the fourth round of the 2021 Major League...
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Bogdan wins national crown in 2,000-meter steeplechase to cap senior campaign

Being a competitive person is something Matt Bogdan thrives on. Bogdan, who is a resident of Howell and a 2021 graduate of Colts Neck High School, would tell you his attitude is what brings...

Monmouth Park announces return of several promotions

OCEANPORT – Several of Monmouth Park’s most popular events – including the Jersey Shore Food Truck Festival and the Classic Car Show and Oldies Day – are back on the calendar this summer following...

Chasing Artie surges to neck victory in My Frenchman Stakes

OCEANPORT – Chances are Chasing Artie won’t be available in a $15,000 claimer again any time soon. The Wesley Ward-trained gelding, dropped into a $15,000 maiden claimer to start the year, improved to 3-for-3 in...

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