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The Meadowlands, Tioga, Vernon Downs Announce Zero Tolerance Policy On Slaughter, Kill Pens

Recognizing the snowballing negative public perception surrounding Thoroughbred racing and, ultimately the imminent threat to our own sport, The Meadowlands has taken the following position regarding horse slaughter and ‘kill pens’; any person connected with Standardbred racing found to be involved in either practice will be barred for life from participation in any form at […]

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Track Superintendents’ Field Day To Feature Keynote Speaker Jolene Brown

Track superintendents and their staffs from around North America are set to meet at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races on June 23-25 for a full schedule of educational panels as part of Track Superintendents’ Field Day. A complete agenda for the event has been announced, with award-winning speaker, author and farmer Jolene Brown set […]

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FanDuel Launches Sports Betting At Meadowlands Saturday

Just six miles from New York City, The Meadowlands officially opened for sports betting on Saturday morning. The northern New Jersey track is host to the fourth sports book in the state, which is operated by FanDuel, according to “The things that we will be bringing will be like being able to bet in the […]

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World Harness Handicapping Championship Offers $75,000 In Prizes On Saturday

This Saturday, April 28, 2018 the top horseplayers in North America will compete for $75,000 in prize money in the 2018 World Harness Handicapping Championship presented by, at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The WHHC is a one-day tournament, with a welcome reception the evening prior. This Thursday, is offering a final qualifier with two $1,000 […]

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Take The ‘Ultimate Virtual Tour’ Of Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment has partnered with Metropolitan Area-based 360SiteVisit to give potential visitors and clients the ultimate virtual tour of the East Rutherford racetrack and event space. The 360-degree virtual tour gives visitors an interactive view of Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment and allows them to see what their trade show, special event or bar/bat […]

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Meadowlands Cancels Live Racing For Friday And Saturday; Will Remain Open For Simulcasting

With the dangerously low temperatures and negative wind chills, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is canceling live racing for this Friday and Saturday (January 5 & 6). Qualifiers scheduled for tonight are also cancelled. “For the safety of our human and equine participants we decided to cancel live racing this weekend,” said GM and COO of Meadowlands […]

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Meadowlands Adjusts Wagering Format

The Meadowlands Racetrack is announcing a small change to its wagering format that will take effect when live racing resumes this Saturday, November 11. With the start of the Pick 10 Survivor on Race 1, the 50-cent Pick Five will be moved back to start on Race 2 to avoid overlap between the two wagers. […]

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The Meadowlands Awards Three Seats To 2018 NHC Tournament

H. Mitchell Schuman of Brightwaters, NY, captured the October 7th National Handicapping Championship Qualifier at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The $400 no-takeout contest attracted a field of 121 players representing several different states. All entry fees were added to the prize pool of $24,200 The Meadowlands NHC Qualifier required each contestant to make at least […]

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Hambletonian Day All-Sources Handle Jumps 4.5 Percent

All-sources handle on Hambletonian Day at the Meadowlands increased by 4.5 percent versus 2016 including a double-digit increase in separate-pool wagering from Europe and Australia. Total handle on the 16-race program was $7,287,712 up from the $6.9 million wagered in 2016 on a similar 16-race card. Field size was nearly identical to last year (9.7 […]

Continue reading ‘Equal Parts Social Network, Investment, Family Farm And Sport Of Kings’

There’s only one thing every racehorse owner has in common: they started as a fan. As thousands assemble for the 92nd Hambletonian, the Meadowlands is eager to show interested fans that the path to ownership isn’t restricted to the wealthy. “One of the great barriers to ownership is the perception that it’s for the rich,” said […]

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