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Friday, April 28, 2017

 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



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