East Rutherford, NJ – Saturday 16th JulyThe tenth She is the biggest party in harness racing – Meadowlands Pace. Posting time to conduct the live race is 6:20 p.m.
From 5:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the Backyard, fans can ride a mechanical shark, practice ax throwing, jump on some action-packed rubber bands with DJ aalex and enter to win a $500 winnings bet. Fans can also get a free “Set the Speed” T-shirt while supplies last and play carnival games for great prizes.
Tratter’s Nick Luciano, Blake Moore, Roy Dings and Bo Diatrick will also be on site for a meet-and-greet from 6-6:30 p.m. near the Winner’s Circle. Fans are encouraged to go out to take a selfie with these good boys and take their autograph.
There will also be food trucks serving some of the best fry all night long. It will present The Empanada Truck, Magic Mike’s Smoked Meats, DAW Concessions, Angry Archie’s, Carnival Concessions, Mozzarella God, Cousins Maine Lobster, The Little Sicilian, Fresh Catch Streats, Green Dog Mobile, Mi Sabor Boricua, and Uncle Bob’s Kettle Corn, Cat Like Reflexes, My Delicious BBQ, and Clyde’s homemade Italian ice cream.
“Meadowlands Piece Night is our highlight of the night,” said Meadowlands General Manager and COO Jason M. Settlemoir. “It really is a big party with amazing racing, food and family fun.”
The Meadowlands also hosts the annual 30 & Under Handicapping. The free Handicap Contest is exclusively for fans between the ages of 18-30. The competition offers a total prize pool of $5,000, with prizes paid out to the top five winners.
Fans can register until 6:30 p.m. on competition night at the Backyard registration table. There is no entry fee. The competition formula requires players to place a legendary $2 “all-out” bet on one horse in races 2-10 in the Meadowlands. The winner is decided by the player who collects the most legendary bankroll from their selection.
All competition participants will receive a free program, a $10 betting voucher and a free BBQ treat from Backyard BBQ & Grill.
“Biggest Party in Harness Racing” also features big action on the racetrack. In addition to the Meadowlands Pace (for the best 3-year-old’s toys), the race pass includes Mistletoe Shalee, Stanley Dancer, Del Miller, William Haughton, Dorothy Haughton and Hambletonian Maturity.
For more details on Meadowlands Pace, visit here.