SNY TO PROVIDE LIVE COVERAGE OF CRAWFORD FARMS MEADOWLANDS PACE
-- Justin Horowitz Media Relations Manager, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- July 11, 2017 -- The 41st Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace will air live on SNY, Saturday, July 15 from 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
SNY is the official home of the New York Mets, Jets, and all things New York sports and is available throughout New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and parts of Pennsylvania. It is also available nationwide on DirecTV.
In addition to the $738,550 Crawford Farms Meadowlands Pace, the broadcast will provide live coverage of the $420,000 Hambletonian Maturity headlined by last year’s Hambletonian and Trotting Triple Crown champion Marion Marauder.
The programs will be broadcast in high definition and produced by the award-winning Meadowlands Television Department. SNY already broadcasts the Meadowlands nightly recap show and successfully aired six live nights of racing at the Meadowlands earlier this year.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to showcase our signature event to a national audience on a major mainstream sports network,” said Meadowlands COO/GM Jason M. Settlemoir. “This has the potential to drive incremental wagering handle and help to strengthen the already powerful Meadowlands brand. We have to thank our partners at the United States Trotting Association and their Television Fund for their sponsorship and support of this broadcast.”
The broadcast will be hosted by award-winning horse racing broadcaster Justin Horowitz with Big M racing analyst Dave Brower. Gabe Prewitt and Hall of Famer Bob “Hollywood” Heyden will also provide insights, wagering advice, and interviews during the broadcast. Longtime Meadowlands announcer Ken Warkentin will call the races.
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