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Huge Opening at Monmouth Park

Attendance and betting soared for opening day at Monmouth Park May 22.

The track is running a 50-day meet offering a record $50 million in purses this summer through Labor Day. The season got off to a fast start as 17,903 turned out for the opener, a 74% increase over 2009. That figure included New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The total handle was $9,357,444, more than doubling the $4,279,438 wagered on last year’s opener.

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Day 1... long way to go.
Great start to the $50 million summer meet at Monmouth Park.

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