• In this photo provided by Equi-Photo, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah nuzzles assistant trainer Jim Barnes during his morning bath at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J., Friday morning July 31, 2015.  American Pharoah is the favorite for Sunday's Haskell Invitational. (Bill Denver/Equi-Photo via AP)

    Horse racing industry has declined since state got out of it

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The horse racing industry will be focused on New Jersey this weekend, as Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh runs in the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.