Governor Chris Christie signed legislation while attending Monmouth Park’s opening day this past weekend, which was designed to revitalize New Jersey’s horse racing industry. The bill, A-2507, reduces the number of racing days at Monmouth Park to 71. The changes will result in greatly increased purses and excitement for the sport of horseracing in New Jersey. Purses will average $1 million a day, making it the richest racing program in the nation.
The bill also: