Meadowlands Racetrack taking April off

(AP) - Meadowlands Racetrack officials saythey won't hold racing in April as the state and horse ownerssearch for a deal to keep the track running.New

EAST RUTHERFORD - (AP) - Meadowlands Racetrack officials saythey won't hold racing in April as the state and horse ownerssearch for a deal to keep the track running.

New Jersey is lending the track $1.2 million to keep it goingthrough March. If a buyer for the track can't be found by then,live racing could shut down.

If a sale is in place, officials are planning to start thesummer season on May 7, offering racing at 7 p.m. on Thursday,Friday and Saturday nights until August.

Some holiday matinees are also scheduled.

The $1 million Meadowlands Paces is scheduled for July 16 andthe $1.5 million Hambletonian on Aug. 6.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police in Asbury Park calling for cease fire 1 Police in Asbury Park call for cease-fire after shootings
Fire breaks out at Jersey City home 2 Fire breaks out at Jersey City home
Monmouth County officials continue to search for missing 3 Officials continue to search for missing 19-year-old
Jersey Weekend Buzz 4 Jersey Weekend Buzz
VIDEO: Man reunited with missing wedding ring 5 VIDEO: Man reunited with missing wedding ring

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE