Meadowlands

Meadowlands To Host Race Announcer Workshop, Open To All Ages

Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment is sponsoring a Race Announcer Workshop on Saturday, July 27, 2019. The workshop, open to all ages, will be conducted by Meadowlands and Freehold Raceway announcer Ken Warkentin, who has called over 200,000 Standardbred and Thoroughbred races, including 19 Hambletonians. Warkentin, who started calling races at age 16, has been on […]

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New Meadowlands/Woodbine Pick 4 To Address Post Time ‘Drag,’ Horseplayer Churn

Two giants of harness racing are not only introducing a new wager that combines their considerable assets this Friday (March 22) but are also tackling an industry-wide source of frustration in the hopes of pleasing the customer. The “Can-Am Pick-4” will make its debut and requires a player to correctly select the winners of two […]

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Meadowlands To Host Live-Money Tourney Offering Two NHC Seats

The Meadowlands is hosting a live-money National Horseplayers Championship qualifying event this Saturday, March 23 that will provide two seats to the NHC Final in Las Vegas to be held February 7-9, 2020.   The Meadowlands qualifier will have a $400 total fee – $200 will go towards the prize pool estimated at $20,000 and […]

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Meadowlands, Woodbine Team Up For New ‘Can-Am Pick-4’ Harness Racing Wager

A pair of harness racing giants – the Meadowlands and Woodbine Entertainment – are joining forces to create a wager certain to titillate the palate of any punter when the “Can-Am Pick-4” makes its debut on Friday, March 22. As the name suggests, the wager requires players to select the winners of four races from […]

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‘Sportscasters Charity Derby’ Features Popular Announcers Driving Harness Horses

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will host its “2nd Sportscasters Charity Derby” — two harness races to benefit each participating Sportscaster’s selected charitable organizations — on Saturday, May 11, 2019. The “2nd Sportscasters Charity Derby” will consist of ten famous Sportscasters who will each compete in a one-mile harness race driving a racehorse in a jog […]

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New Jersey: Bill Authorizing $100 Million In Horse Racing Subsidies Heads To Governor

New Jersey’s Assembly on Thursday approved a measure that will inject $100 million over five years into the state’s horse racing industry. The state Senate okayed the bill last December. It now goes to Governor Phil Murphy, who is expected to sign it. Under the measure, $20 million a year will go to the state’s […]

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World Harness Handicapping Championship Pushed Back To April 13

The 2019 World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars.com — offering a record $150,000 prize pool — has been pushed back a week to Saturday, April 13. The adjustment will ensure all partner outlets have enough time to run their qualifiers and allow players more time to buy-in. The World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by […]

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Meadowlands: Popular Winter Meet Survival Challenge Is Back

Contestants have until 6:45pm tomorrow, Friday, January 4 to register and make their selections in the always popular Meadowlands Winter Meet Survival Challenge powered by 123Racing. The grand prize is $1,000 & 2019 WHHC Spot (World Harness Handicapping Championship) The second-place prize is $500 & 2019 WHHC Spot The third-place prize is $250 & 2019 […]

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Meadowlands’ Winter Meet Survival Challenge Returns Jan. 4

The always popular Meadowlands Winter Meet Survival Challenge powered by 123Racing returns Friday, January 4, 2019. Cash prizes and World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by DerbyWars seats are up for grabs in this free online competition. Trackmaster will provide Platinum Past Performances for each night of the contest.  The game covers the Meadowlands’ Winter Meet and […]

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New Jersey Senate Okays $100 Million Subsidy Plan For Horse Racing

A plan to subsidize the New Jersey horse racing industry took a step forward Monday with the state Senate voting 40-0 to appropriate $20 million a year for the next five years to bolster racing at Monmouth Park, the Meadowlands and Freehold Raceway. The funding includes $10 million a year for purses at Monmouth Park […]

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