May 2018

In the span of 3 weeks, Monticello Raceway has increased purses by 35%, Race Secretary Eric Warner noted that the last 3 conditions sheets have each shown a purse increase of 10% - 15% and 10%.  “Historically this is when we always raise our purses, it is our intention with the increased purses that we can attract more horses.  It is very difficult at this time of the year to fill the box with all the tracks being open”, said Warner.