Meadowlands Racetrack’s Weekend Promos

Thursday, May 19, 2022

The Meadowlands Racetrack has something for every guest this weekend. Live racing kicks off with a 6:20pm post time Friday and Saturday.


Horseplay is a Friday and Saturday night staple that fans can enter for free. Fans are encouraged to pick up a numbered horse at the promotions table and throw the horse into the car for a chance to win $100 and an entry into the Friday, August 5th drawing for a brand new 2022 Toyota Corolla. For every horse that makes it into the Horseplay car during the season, Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment donates $5 to the designated monthly charity and $5 to Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program. The May donation recipient, the ACT Now Foundation, a grass roots not-for profit organization, works tirelessly to raise awareness, advocate and educate New Jersey about Alzheimer’s disease, prevention, and early detection.


This Saturday May 21st, is the annual Meadowlands Beer Fest.  Doors open for VIP ($65) at 4:30 pm with General Admission ($45 in advance or $50 at the door) at 5:30 pm; beer will be poured until 9:30pm. Fest-goers will experience nearly 60 breweries including:

NJ Breweries: Ross Brewing, Seven Tribesmen, Alementary, NJ Beer Co, Angry Erik, Ghost Hawk, 902 Brewing,  Montclair Brewery, Lone Eagle, Untied, Flying Fish, Cricket Hill, Jersey Girl and Opportunity.

NY Breweries: Bronx Brewery, Blue Point, Ommegang, Brooklyn, Captain Lawrence, Doc’s Hard Cider, Southern Tier, Ithaca and Flagship

Plus national brands including: Golden Road, Halyard, Cisco, Elysian, Kona, Goose Island, Willie’s Superbrew, Samuel Smith’s Organic, Bira 91, Boulevard, Clown Shoes, Firestone Walker, Harpoon, Deschutes, Sierra Nevada, New Belgium, Great Lakes, Revolution, UFO, Sweetwater, Duvel, Lindemans, Rodenbach, Sam Adams, Ayinger, Guinness, Lone River Ranch Water, Smirnoff Seltzer, Victory, Victory Waves Seltzer, Kalo, Press Seltzer, Citizen Cider and Evil Genius, Green’s

Plus fans can enjoy live harness racing, music and food plus watch and wager on the Preakness Stakes. Tickets are available at


Those looking for a relaxing night while watching the races can hang out on Victory Terrace. The sprawling outdoor rooftop lounge, offers spectacular views of the live harness racing action and the New York City skyline.  Every Friday and Saturday during live racing guests can enjoy full bar and a DJ playing Top 40 hits.


For a complete list of nightly events, promotions and updated racing calendar please visit  Buffet dining reservations can be made by calling 201-The-BigM (201-843-2446). The buffet always features a variety of salads, main dishes, carving station and desserts. Fridays are $49.95 and Saturdays are $64.95 with Saturday highlighted by prime rib carved to order.

Reminder, guests must be 18+ to wager; 21+ to gamble on sports.  Gambling problem? Call 1-800-Gambler.