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Experiencing Haskell Day at Monmouth Park, From Press Box to General Admission

(Photo by Diane Quail)

“You know horses, who do I bet on?” If only I had a dollar for every time someone said that to me.  I’m starting this article with important information.  My family owns, trains and drives standard bred trotters not thoroughbreds. I love horse racing, all aspects of it, but when it comes to gambling, as I stated in my last article, count me More...

by Diane Quail | Published 6 months ago

Trainer Steve Asmussen (left) with jockey Rosie Napravnik and filly Untapable 
 Photo Credit: Andrew Mills/The Star-Ledger
By Diane Quail On Sunday, July 27th, 2014

The 2014 Haskell Invitational: Will Untapable be the 4th Filly to Win The Haskell?

2014 has been Untapable’s year. The 3-year-old filly is looking for her 5th straight grade steaks victory. Untapable arrived to Monmouth Thursday morning from her Saratoga stable. Trainer Steve Asmussen (left) More...

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By Diane Quail On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Is Belmont Really Fair?

(Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) Perry Martin and Steve Coburn bought California Chrome’s mother for 8,000 dollars. That is considered a “cheap” horse.  Love That Chase won one race is six starts and was More...

(Photo by Diane Quail)
By Diane Quail On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Diane Quail: My Experience at The Belmont Stakes

(Photo by Diane Quail) When my father told me the general admission section of Belmont Park was going to be a zoo on Saturday, I thought he was exaggerating – he wasn’t.  When there is a horse going for More...

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By Luis Vazquez On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A With 2-Time Cutting Horse World Champion, Sawyer Burmeister

The traditional roles of women and men have changed a lot in the last 20 years. However there are still small bastions of tradition, particularly in sports that remain the domain of men. This was the case until More...

By Gregg Snyder On Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival This Saturday at Monmouth Racetrack

  (Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO) OCEANPORT, N.J. – The 11th annual New Jersey Thoroughbred Festival is set for this Saturday, Sept. 21 at Monmouth Park where the best runners bred in the Garden State will More...