SPECIAL DINING AND HARNESS OPENING NIGHT HIGHLIGHT BREEDERSí CUP AT THE MEADOWLANDS
EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ -- October 4, 2017 -- The Meadowlands Racetrack will be horse racing nirvana on Saturday, November 4 with an all-day and all-night offering of racing and dining at its finest.
The afternoon and early evening features the simulcast of the Breedersí Cup World Championships live from the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in California. Fans can watch and wager on the top-class races beginning at 1:10 p.m. and leading up to the $6 million Breedersí Cup Classic at 8:35 p.m. The Breedersí Cup races begin Friday with four championship events starting at 5:25 p.m.
Pink Restaurant at the Meadowlands will open at noon and offer a premium buffet featuring roasted boneless rib eye, grilled chicken breast with fresh arugula, tomato, and mozzarella, penne pasta ala vodka, and lobster cobb salad wrap. Appetizers include a variety of salads and calamari. Dessert selections include a variety of cookies, cakes, and locally baked babka. The price is $49.95 per person plus tax and gratuity.
The excitement builds up to the evening when the 2017-2018 live harness racing season begins with the first race starting at 7:15 p.m. The first 1,000 fans will receive the always-popular commemorative Meadowlands calendar filled with images of the sportís greatest horses and drivers in action from the 2017 racing season. The giveaway begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Players Club Desk.
The opening night racing action is highlighted by four $150,000 Kindergarten Classic Finals for the 2-year-olds. Opening night will also mark the debut of the highly-anticipated Pick 10 Survivor Wager beginning on the first race of the season.
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