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Meadowlands Releases 2013 Racing Schedule

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

 Meadowlands Racetrack will hold 82 dates of live harness racing in 2013, as approved by the New Jersey Racing Commission at its meeting this afternoon.   


The principal meet, which officially begins Friday, December 28, 2012, will run through Saturday, August 3.  Racing is slated for three nights a week, Thursday – Saturday, through March 16.  The schedule then reverts to Friday and Saturday until the Championship Meet finale on Hambletonian Day, August 3.  Fall harness racing will return to the Meadowlands calendar in 2013, with a brief engagement from November 23 – December 28.   


Trainers who wish to race at the Meadowlands in 2013 must complete a racing application and submit it to the race office for approval by December 10, 2012.   

Nominations are also being taken for the January and February late closing program.   An official stakes schedule will be released after the racing secretaries’ meeting in December.

Click here for 2013 Meadowlands harness calendar (pdf) 

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