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2019-12-20

The milestone 95th Hambletonian will be raced on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at The New Meadowlands in East Rutherford, NJ. Though traditionally scheduled on the first Saturday in August, every six years the event moves to the second Saturday, as is the case in 2020. The Meadowlands has been the longest-running host track of America’s Classic Trotting event, having staged the race for the last 38... Full Story

2019-08-08

The curtain came down on the Meadowlands’ 2019 Championship Meeting on Hambletonian Day (Aug. 3), ending a seven-month run that would be the envy of any track operator.Total handle on Hambo Day was up nearly 15 percent over the year before as $6.5 million was pushed through the windows, approximately $800,000 more than the year before. The $6.5 million was by far the best single-day handle in... Full Story

2019-08-03

Hambletonian Day was to be a day to unfurl Swedish flags at The Meadowlands.Why not? Rising star Marcus Melander started the day with a powerhouse four-horse contingent locked and loaded, taking dead aim at the 3-year-old trotting classic.But when the dust settled, it was our friendly neighbors to the north celebrating, as Forbidden Trade pulled a 15-1 upset.Canada’s champion 2-year-old showed the... Full Story