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MEADOWLANDS - Post Time 7:15pm
January 26 - March 11, 2017
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March 17 - August 5, 2017
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September 8 - September 16, 2017
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November 17 - December 2, 2017
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December 7 - December 30, 2017
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FREEHOLD - Post Time 12:30pm
January 5 - March 25, 2017
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Special Race Day Monday February 20, 2017

March 31 - May 6, 2017
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September 1 - December 9, 2017
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Special Race Day Monday September 4, 2017

December 28 - December 30, 2017
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BREEDERS CROWN AT THE MEADOWLANDS TO BE BROADCAST LIVE ON SNY

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- October 13, 2016 -- Harness racing’s year-end championship event, the Breeders Crown, will be broadcast to a live television audience on SNY in a pair of one-hour broadcasts on Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29. The broadcasts are scheduled to air from 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each night. SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse For a complete list of channel listings, visit https://www.sny.tv/info/new-york-channel.

The Breeders Crown is the sport’s definitive championship event featuring 12 races with total prize money of $5.8 million. This year’s Crown will be hosted by the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ, which last hosted all 12 races in 2014, and has hosted a record 91 Breeders Crown races since the event’s inception in 1984.

“There is no greater venue in the sport to showcase the championship event than the Meadowlands with our gorgeous facility and proximity to New York City,” said Meadowlands chairman Jeffrey Gural. “We are grateful to our partners at SNY for helping us bring our great sport to the masses and hopeful that New Jersey viewers will support us on Election Day by voting yes to Question 1.”

The races that will be shown on the live broadcasts are still to be determined based on which present the best storylines and most intriguing matchups. Friday’s Breeders Crown card features the four races for older horses while the Saturday card showcases the eight races for two-year-olds and three-year-olds.

“Live television coverage of harness racing’s premier events has always been a top priority of the Hambletonian Society,” said Tom Charters, president of the organization which owns and administers the Breeders Crown series and the Hambletonian. “The Breeders Crown was broadcast on ESPN for 16 years and we’ve made every effort to keep the championship races on TV, with the great support of our host track partner, The Meadowlands.”

The broadcasts will be produced by the Meadowlands Racetrack’s award-winning television department led by Oz Colon and Marjorie Roman. Justin Horowitz will serve as the host of the broadcasts with commentary provided by Meadowlands personalities Sam McKee, Ken Warkentin, Bob “Hollywood” Heyden, and Jenn Bongiorno. For more information, visit www.playmeadowlands.com.

About SNY
SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets, Jets and all things New York sports. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 125 live telecasts each season as well as other Emmy Award winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers more than 300 hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY is also the official TV home of the UConn Huskies Men's and Women's basketball programs, televising over 450 hours of UConn programming annually, including more than 20 live games. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through five nightly sports and entertainment programs - broadcast in state-of-the-art HD - from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse. For additional details on the network, visit www.sny.tv.

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