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Friday, May 3, 2019

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment To Donate $20,000 To Sportscasters Selected Charities 

 NY Jets WR Quincy Enunwa To Present Winner's Trophy 



                        Madelyn Burke/ - Natural Resources Defense Council

                        Rebecca Haarlow/MSG Network - Garden of Dreams

                        Don La Greca/ESPN-NY (98.7 FM) - American Heart Association

                        Marc Malusis/CBS Sports Radio & SNY - Rogosin Institute

                        Anita Marks/ESPN - Sunrise on Wheels

                        Jared Max/FOX News Channel - Brooklyn Cat Cafe

                        Gary Myers/WFAN - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center      

                        Brandon Tierney/CBS Sports Radio & CBS Sports Network - St. Judes Children’s Hospital                 

                        Justin Walters/Fios1 News- Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club

                        Adam Zucker/CBS Sports & CBS Sports Network - Summit Conservancy


What:    Sportscasters Derby at the Meadowlands Racetrack 

When:   Saturday, May 11 (after 1st & 2nd Races)
                           1st Race Post Time: 7:15 p.m.

Where:  Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford, NJ


Details: Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will host The Sportscasters Derby — two harness races to benefit each participating Sportscaster’s selected charitable organizations — on Saturday, May 11, 2019.  NY Jets WR Quincy Enunwa will present the Winner's Trophies.  The Sportscasters Derby will consist of ten famous Sportscasters who will each compete in a one-mile harness race driving a racehorse in a jog cart.  There will be two charity races — with five Sportscasters participating in each race. Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment will donate $5000 to each of the two winning Sportscasters’ selected charities — and will also make a $1000 donation to each charity selected by each Sportscaster who participates.  Jeff Gural, Chairman & CEO,  Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, said, "We are very excited to be hosting the Sportscasters Derby.  We are equally excited that so many of the top Sportscasters who live in the NY-NJ Metro area will be participating in this fun and exciting event. It will raise funds for many important charitable organizations and harness racing fans will shave a great time handicapping and analyzing the Sportscasters’ respective talents to drive a racehorse."

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