There will probably be lots for the previous grizzled racing followers in addition to households in search of a enjoyable day on the racetrack on Hambletonian Day on the Meadowlands Racetrack on Aug. 4.
The gates open at 10 a.m. for harness racing’s largest day. Admission is simply $5 and features a free 2018 commemorative Hambletonian baseball caps for adults and free youngsters’ presents. The primary race goes off at midday, however the function race is the 93rd operating of the Hambletonian, a $1 million race that’s harness racing’s model of the Kentucky Derby.
Apart from the massive race, the Yard Fan Zone will probably be a preferred hangout Saturday. From 10 a.m. to three p.m., the tent will function driver autograph signings and from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Hambo Pony appearances, selfie stations, free t-shirts, youngsters coloring books and extra.
Reside music that includes Tramps Like Us will happen from 2 p.m. to six p.m. There will probably be free pony rides and face portray, together with carnival rides and video games.
Meals vans together with Spanky’s Connoisseur Grub, Clyde’s Do-it-yourself Italian Ice, 2 Guys Catering, and Empanada Man may also be current.
For these wanting to win some money, a Hambletonian Hat Contest will happen. Attendees can enroll on the monitor stage promotions desk and judging will happen on the apron after Race 4. First prize is $500, 2nd is $250, third is $100, and 4th is $40. $100 may also go to essentially the most elegant hat.
Meadowlands Racetrack is situated at 1 Racetrack Drive, East Rutherford.