East Rutherford, NJ - The Meadowlands will pick up Thursday live racing for seven consecutive weeks beginning on January 26. In anticipation, the racing department would like to outline what short series' and various classes may be expected over the period of expanded live racing.
First off, the box for Thursday, January 26 will close on Monday January 23 at 9:00 A.M.
The January 26 card will include a “G” note race for $7500 claiming pacers with a $12,500 final and an $8500 consolation if the number of entries allow. There will also be a “G” note race for n/w of $3500 trot optional $10,000 claimer with a $15,000 final and a $10,000 consolation with enough horses. A n/w of $3500 pace “G” note race for Saturday, January 28 with the same purses as the trot.
Note: All of the above G-Note series will be in a two leg and final format.
Racing Secretary Pete Koch anticipates getting horses racing regularly each week during the period of 3 days a week racing which continues through March 11.
Questions should be directed to the Racing Office at 201-842-5130.