- T-Shirt Giveaway – Begins 5 p.m.; first 5,000 guests.
- DJ in the Backyard
- Carnival Rides & Games – including mechanical shark, toxic moonwalk, 3-in-1 sports game, toxic obstacle course, axe throwing, and 2 carnival games
- $500 Win Bets – 5 winners will have a chance to place a $500 win bet on a designated race. Entry in the live racing program
- The Annual Meadowlands Burger Battle!
- Think you have the best burger in town? Impress the judges on Saturday, July 15 for a chance to win $1,500! $3,000 in total is up for grabs!
- Event is 5-11 pm in the Backyard. Fans are welcome and encouraged to come out and purchase and taste some of the best burgers in the area. There is no admission fee and vending begins at 5pm.
- Fans can enter to win a spot @ the Judging Table – 1 entry per person. 2 fans will be selected to be judges.Burger Battle Details: $1500 Grand Prize, $1,000 2nd place and $500 3rd place; $500 side prize for best tasting burger patty
- Open to area food trucks & restaurants – To register: email Raryan@playmeadowlands.com
- $100 entry fee must be paid prior to July 8
- Entrants must be ready to sell by 4pm and can sell any food items in addition to burgers.
- Entrants must prepare 6 burgers for judging @ 7 pm – burger can be any combination of meat + toppings.
- Judging based upon: 60% taste, 40% presentation
- Food Trucks:
- Why Not Burgerz
- Clydes Homemade Italian Ice & Ice Cream
- Latin Bites
- Cat Like Reflexes
- Spanky’s Gourmet Grub
- Antojitos de mi Tierra
- Big John’s Gourment Burgers
- Rods Fish N Chips
- Michael’s Backyard BBQ
- The Mozzarella God
- Magic Mike’s Smoked Meats
- TaxiCab Burger
- DAW Concessions
- Young’s Kitchen
- Uncle Bob’s Kettle Corn
- The Original Delicious Lola Josefa’s
- Carnival Concessions
- Holy Grail Burgers
- Jo Jo’s Cookies
STAKES (purses estimated)
- $700,000 Meadowlands Pace
- $450,000 WR Haughton Open Pace
- $400,000 Hambletonian Maturity
- $285,000 Stanley Dancer
- $250,000 Del Miller Memorial
- $200,000 Mistletoe Shalee
- $175,000 Dorothy Haughton Open Mare Pace
- $40,000 Miss Versatility Mare Trot Leg 4
Special Wagering Menu
Race Off Time Class
1 6:23 nw10000L4 WPS EX TRI SUPER DD PICK 5
2 6:45 20000CLHCJ WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3
3 7:07 D Miller WPS EX TRI SUPER Survivior 7
4 7:34 D Miller WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 4 ($50,000)
5 7:59 FMnw12500 WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3
6 8:24 Hambo Mat WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 6
7 8:49 Nw20000L4 WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3 PENTA
8 9:17 M Shalee WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 4 ($100,000)
9 9:42 D Haughton WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3
10 10:10 S Dancer WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3
11 10:41 M Pace F WPS EX TRI SUPER PENTA & PICK 4
12 11:09 WRHaughton WPS EX TRI SUPER PICK 3
13 11:31 S Dancer WPS EX TRI SUPER DD
14 11:53 10000CLHCJ WPS EX TRI SUPE
Guarantee your spot to dine and watch an epic night of stakes races on Saturday, July 15, 2023.
- Center of the action with front row seat to Victory’s giant screens. 2- and 4- top tables and bar seats available.
- Ticket purchase acts as food and beverage credit for Victory Sports Bar menu
- 2023 Pace Night Dining Tickets in East Rutherford, NJ, United States (ticketleap.com)
- Table for 4 near the Winner’s Circle
- $100 per table – price is a credit towards cafe food and drink purchase
- Purchase your table – 2023 Pace Night Dining Tickets in East Rutherford, NJ, United States (ticketleap.com)
- Tiered dining room with great views of the live racetrack action
- Buffet features salads, sides, main courses, carving station and delicious desserts
- per person plus tax and gratuity
Since 1977, the Meadowlands Pace has produced some of the most thrilling sprints to the finish line in racing.
Past Winners are list below. For more Meadowlands Pace stats and histories click here