The Meadowlands will host a $50,000 open pace for older horses on Meadowlands Pace Night, Saturday, July 14.
Entries are due at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 10. The event is part of a rotating schedule of $50,000 opens created under a multi-track partnership that includes the Meadowlands, Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs and Harrah’s Philadelphia.
Last week’s $50,000 open pace and $50,000 open trot races at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs were successful as two full fields went to the gate. In the open pace on July 7, Meirs Hanover equaled a 1:48.1 track record as he wore down Golden Receiver for the victory.
Mohegan Sun at Pocono will host a $50,000 open for pacing mares on Tuesday, July 17. Entries are due Thursday, July 12. The remainder of the schedule is as follows: Open Pace - 7/14 Meadowlands, 7/22 Philadelphia; Open Mare Pace - 7/17 Pocono, 8/10 Meadowlands, 8/31 Philadelphia; Open Trot - 7/27 Meadowlands, 8/10 Philadelphia.