Cheers Weekend Racing at the Meadowlands with Trotter’s Gold

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Cheers the next two weekends of live racing at the Meadowlands with “Trotters Gold 2023”, a 4.8% abv American golden ale brewed to celebrate the 98th edition of America’s greatest harness race – the Hambletonian.


The 16oz beer can label features 2022 Hambletonian winner Cool Papa Bell and driver Todd McCarthy.


Eliminations for both the Hambletonian Oaks and Hambletonian take place this Saturday, July 29th.


The $1 million Hambletonian will be raced Saturday afternoon, Aug. 5 as the finale to the championship meet at the Meadowlands Racetrack. Post time is 12 noon.

Ghost Hawk, based in Clifton, New Jersey, brewed this 4.8% ABV ale.  The beer can be rated at


Ghost Hawk Brewing Company is a collaborative effort between two Clifton natives – Tom Rachelski and Steve Bauer. Fueled with the addition of decorated Brewmaster Chris Sheehan to the project in 2018, the brewery project kicked into high gear. Ghost Hawk Brewing Company opened its doors in April of 2019.


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