The Meadowlands Racetrack
opens for live Thoroughbred racing this Friday, Oct. 12, with a six-race
program attracting a total of 83 entries.
Every race on the program has overfilled, with each field limited to 10
runners as the portable rail will be set out 17 feet.
Friday’s featured event, a
$30,000 allowance/optional claiming race at one mile, will go as the fifth on
the card with an estimated post of 4:19 p.m.
Among those entered are New Jersey-breds Seventy Niner and Richiefromshoprite,
third last out in the New Jersey Breeders Handicap.
Meadowlands gates will open
at 11 a.m., with the first live race set for 2:15 p.m. Free general parking and admission will
prevail throughout the meet, with all patrons entering through the West
Grandstand gate. Live programs are just
Thoroughbred racing at the
Big M is scheduled for Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 12 through Nov. 3. On Fridays fields will be limited to 10
starters, while on Saturdays, 12 runners will be permitted as the rail will be
set at zero feet.