Updated on 05/12/2016 4:18PM

Monmouth: Fewer stakes, smaller purses for 2016 season


A year after Monmouth Park pulled out all the stops to lure American Pharoah to the Haskell Invitational, boosting the purse to $1.75 million, the Jersey Shore track will be tightening its belt for its 71st season, which begins Saturday.