Meadowlands Racetrack taking April off

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

One person was killed in a shooting on 1 At least 1 dead in Thursday night Newark shooting
Genesis Rincon was shot and killed by a 2 Man pleads guilty for death of 12-year-old girl
Kane In Your Corner continues its investigation into 3 KIYC: NJSPCA no-bid contracts questioned
Marist High School in Bayonne is not giving 4 Marist High School appeals to Pope in final attempt to stay open
VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve 5 VIDEO: Interview with former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy

advertisement | advertise on News 12


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.