Meadowlands Racetrack Kicks Off 2023 with New Races and Events

A tradition in the Meadowlands continues this winter as The Meadowlands Racetrack is hosting live harness racing every Friday and Saturday through the winter with a 6:20 p.m. post time. Every Friday in January, racing fans can enjoy free live racing programs available beginning at 5 p.m.

In addition to those races, Meadowlands Racetrack is introducing Sunday matinee racing with a 12:30 p.m. post time. These matinee races will take place on Jan. 22 and 29. During the Sunday matinee cards, the racetrack will host a brunch for guests. This $29.95 meal features eggs benedict, French toast, scrambled eggs, a carving station and Jason Settlemoir’s spicy bloody Mary. The full menus can be viewed here.

Also starting up is The Meadowlands Winter Meet Survival Challenge powered by 123Racing. The competition is set to kick off on Friday, Jan. 6. Players will have the opportunity to win cash prizes and Meadowlands swag in this free online competition. The grand prize for the competition is $750 plus a Meadowlands swag package. A new addition to the contest this year is the $100 monthly winner. The player with the highest bankroll for each month during January, February and March will win the new monthly prize. Click here to login or register as a first time player.

Additionally, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is hosting a 6-course Latin-inspired wine dinner on Jan. 14. The price for the dinner is $79.95 and the menu includes shrimp ceviche, tostones, empanadas, grilled skirt steak and three desserts. The menu along with wine pairings can be viewed here.

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is also opening a new event space in early 2023 with a redesigned Gallery with multiple TVs along with a private bar and balcony overlooking the Racetrack’s FanDuel Sportsbook. This new space is designed to host corporate and private parties. To book a party,

To see the complete list of events, promotions and happenings at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment in addition to the racing calendar, click here. Dining reservations for the Pink buffet can be made by calling 201-The-BigM (201-843-2446).

Meadowlands Racetrack and Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is a horse racing track located at the Meadowlands Sports Complex. Opened in 1976, the racetrack hosts different horse races year-round in addition to being the home of the Hambletonian Stakes, one of the top-tier horse racing competitions in the country. Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment is also home to the FanDuel Sportsbook at Meadowlands Racing in addition to other dining and event spaces. As a staple in American horseracing, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is a premier destination for sports, dining, and entertainment in the Tri-State area.

Reminder, guests must be 18+ to wager; 21+ to gamble on sports. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.

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