Archive for Tag: Freehold Raceway

New law ensures live Standardbred horse racing continues in N.J.

TRENTON, N.J. – Live Standardbred horse racing, also known as harness racing, must continue at racetracks in New Jersey under a new law sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer.  On Monday, the governor signed the bill (A2265/S3771) requiring Standardbred racetracks that have sports wagering licenses to hold a minimum of 151...

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Dancer bills that address horse racing subsidies, live racing, clear committee

TRENTON, N.J. – The Assembly Tourism & Gaming Committee on Monday released two of Assemblyman Ron Dancer’s New Jersey horse racing bills. The horse racing industry for years has received state subsidies for its purses. The 2021 state budget slashed $5 million from what had been a $20 million subsidy....

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