EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – On Saturday, May 6th, join Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment – for an exciting day and night of simulcast & live racing action, including the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby from Churchill Downs.
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will open at 9:30am with free parking and free admission. Before a full day of racing and partying, get in a complete meal at Victory Sports Bar. Victory will be serving a Derby themed buffet beginning at 11:30am for $49.95. Dishes will include sides and starters like Mashed Sweet Potatoes, home-made Mac & Cheese, and Sweet & Spicy Chicken Wings, entrees like Southern Fried Chicken and Pulled Pork Sliders, and assorted pastries and cookies for dessert. For reservations call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).
All day, enjoy Woodford Reserve bourbon, the “Official Bourbon of the Kentucky Derby,” and bourbon specials including mint juleps for $9.
Ladies are welcome to express their fashion sense and style by entering the $850 Derby Hat Contest with no boundaries on how over-the-top the headwear can go. The most outrageous hat wins the $500 grand prize. Signup between 2:00pm to 4:45pm with the judging at 5:00pm in the Winner’s Circle.
Plus all guests over 18 years of age can enter the $100 Derby Win Wager contest. Ten lucky contestants will be selected to place a $100 win wager on any horse of their choice in the Kentucky Derby.
After the Derby, guests are welcome to enjoy a night full of live harness racing at the Meadowlands with the first post time set for 7:15pm. Pink, the tiered dining room with perfect views of the live racing action, will feature a few Southern inspired options on their $54.95 buffet menu created by Executive Chef Dennis Sammarone. Pink will open at 4:30 pm and reservations are strongly recommended as space is extremely limited. To reserve a table call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).
Prizes continue into the night with ten $100 win wagers on live harness racing beginning at 6:00pm.
To make reservations or book your private event, call (201) 843-2446 or email email@example.com.