Monthly Archives: December 2011

Rapid Redux Goes for 22nd, Still Eligible for Starter Allowance

As of January 1, 2012, Rapid Redux was supposed to have used up his eligibility for the $5,000 starter allowance races. In 2011, Fifteen of his 19 races were run in that condition, which was for horses that “started for … Continue reading

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The Best of AndyScoggin

So much has happened since I began blogging in May of this year.  As the Monmouth Park Correspondent for my writing is showcased at Racing at the Jersey Shore for a website that gets over three million hits a … Continue reading

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Another New Tentative Deal for Monmouth Park in 2012

In an article posted at 4:39pm, December 16th, reported that a tentative deal has been struck to keep Monmouth Park open in 2012.  Proposed is a longer meet and purses that will be funded only by money produced from … Continue reading

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Rapid Redux Looks to Extend Win Streak and Tie Citation

THE HISTORY: A victory in Tuesday’s race at Laurel Park would extend Rapid Redux’s North American consecutive win record to 21.  It would also tie Citation’s modern era record of 19 wins in one year.  Citation won 19 races in … Continue reading

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New Plan to Save Racing at Monmouth Park

Apparently there is a new plan to save racing at Monmouth Park.  The New Jersey Horsemen and Morris Bailey reportedly have joined forces to keep Monmouth racing in 2012. Read the entire article that appeared at 9:28pm December 10th, on … Continue reading

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Will There Be Racing at Monmouth Park in 2012?

In the past two days reports have been published that make it very difficult to understand what is happening with Morris Bailey’s offer to lease and operate Monmouth Park for the next five years. Posted on, the website for … Continue reading

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Dissecting the Eclipse Award Vote

After looking carefully at the Eclipse Award voting for the past six years a lot of interesting questions arose. Read the rest of the article at The Thoroughbred Racing Associations’ website says that, “The Eclipse Awards are presented annually … Continue reading


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