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2017 RACE DATES

MEADOWLANDS - Post Time 7:15pm
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
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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BONGIORNO STARS ON FINAL THURSDAY CARD AT THE MEADOWLANDS

-- Justin Horowitz Media Relations Manager, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- March 9, 2017 -- The final Thursday card of the season began with heavy hearts as the Meadowlands paid tribute to its Hall of Fame announcer Sam McKee, who passed away Wednesday following complications from a stroke. A touching tribute video was played and the first race of the night was raced in silence.

Joe Bongiorno won three of the first five races on the nine-race program including minor upsets with Man of Muscle and Keystone I Wish in a division of the Dash for the G-Notes series.

Brett Miller won a pair of races including the night’s featured trot with O U Sexy Guy. O U Sexy Guy won for the 19th time in his career for trainer Jack Franklin.

The final broadcast of “Meadowlands Harness Live” on SNY featured Nancy Johansson, trainer of 2014 Horse of the Year JK She’salady, as a special co-host.

Total handle was $1,453,434 on the 9-race card.

Live racing continues Friday with an 11-race program. Post time is 7:15 p.m.

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