Oceanport:A crowd of 20,736 strode through the gates at Monmouth Park for its opening day on Saturday. The Park's arranged its opening day to coincide with the Kentucky Derby.
Photo Finish was required to see number 7 horse, Ark in the Dark take it with jockey Albino Jimenez in the saddle to take home the $30,000 prize.
That made Winning Trainer: Kelly Breen and Owner: George E. Hall happy along with bettors who enjoyed pay offs: as $2.0 EXACTA (7-6) Paid: $32.80, the TRIFECTA (7-6-1) Paid: $21.55, and the SUPERFECTA (7-6-1-2) Paid: $8.93
Monmouth Park's meeting runs through Sunday, Sept. 9. Live racing resumes on Saturday, May, 12.