harness racing

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Palladino: ‘Firsts’ Will Dominate Saturday’s Hambletonian

“Firsts” will loom huge come Saturday as the New Meadowlands Racetrack starter leads an 11-horse Hambletonian field into action.

08/01/2014

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Bob Quigley Inducted Into Harness Racing Hall of Fame

Bob Quigley was GM of the Meadowlands when the track opened in 1976. He oversaw harness and thoroughbred operations for six years.

07/06/2013

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Palladino: The Hambletonian Helps Keep Harness Racing Alive

The sport, while not necessarily thriving today, is at least hanging on. And its premier event for three-year-olds, The 87th Hambletonian, goes off Saturday with its $1.5 million purse and an uncommonly deep 10-horse field.

08/03/2012

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

New Jersey Horsemen Fight For Survival

The largest annual event in harness racing is Saturday in East Rutherford.

WCBS 880–08/06/2010