Belmont Stakes 2015
Triple Crown winner at the Belmont Stakes 2015?
Many are wondering (in a weak field) if the first Triple Crown winner in ages will happen this weekend at The Belmont Stakes event over at The Meadowlands. Despite 13 “contenders” for the triple crown since 1978 – no horse has won the triple crown since Affirmed (and other 70’s horses Seattle Slew and Secretariat).
A whole lot more going on over there this Saturday, June 6th – so read on to find out all the details below!
Stakes and Seafood
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment to Host Belmont Stakes Simulcast and Food Truck Seafood Fest
Watch & wager on the Belmont Stakes and enjoy great food at the 2nd Annual Food Truck Seafood Fest with Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment on June 6, 2015.
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is racing to victory with the 2015 Belmont Stakes Simulcast celebration. On Saturday, June 6th, bettors and non-betters alike will come out to the track for the best live-harness racing, seafood and simulcast New Jersey has to offer.
The sprawling race track and entertainment complex will open with free admission beginning at 10:30am. During the day’s festivities, guests will enjoy great dining options. Victory Sports Bar & Club will open at 10:30am and will host a Belmont Stakes lunch buffet for $39.95 beginning at 11:30am. The inspired menu will feature a raw bar with shrimp cocktail, shucked oysters, little neck clams and mussels on the half shell, a New York Station complete with a hot dog cart, pastrami sliders, corned beef sliders and pretzel bites and assorted cookies, brownies and chocolate covered strawberries for dessert. Space is limited and reservations are highly recommended. For reservations please call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).
Beginning at 4:00pm until 11:00pm, notable seafood trucks will set up shop for the second annual Food Truck Seafood Fest. Before, during and after the race, guests will be able to try delicious fare from The Original Soup Man, Urban Lobster Shack and No Pao. Menu highlights include Lobster Rolls, Lobster Bisque and New England Clam Chowder from The Original Soup Man and the Lobster Rolls and Blueberry Virgin Sangria from the Urban Lobster Shack. Guests can also visit the food court and newly added Buns Sandwich, Chipz Cookies and Pollo Frito restaurants. The food court will open at 12:00pm as well as the Victory Terrace Rooftop Bar.
Pink, the tiered dining room with perfect views of the live racing action, will open at 4:30 pm and reservations are strongly recommended. To reserve a table call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).
Will American Pharaoh take home the crown?
The real action will begin when race-goers head to the track’s apron and Grandstand. Reigning champion American Pharaoh will take on the third leg of the Triple Crown simulcast on the 18’x48’ infield HD video screen with post time set for 6:50pm.
Live harness racing will commence at 7:15pm, and fans can enter the $100 win wager sweepstakes for a chance to win 1 of 10 $100 wagers. Guests will also have the opportunity to enter the Shrimp Peeling Contest during the live racing action. Ten lucky contestants will compete in the 2 minute shrimp peeling contest for a chance to win $500.
Every weekend, guests can return to Victory for Sweet Home Saturday Country Nights. Victory will be featuring DJ Chris Court and a different live country band each week. Guests will enjoy free admission before 9:00pm and a $10 cover charge after. Text “Victory Country” to 23819 to receive offers and updates about Sweet Home Saturday Country Nights. To make reservations or book your private event, call (201) 843-2446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT MEADOWLANDS RACING & ENTERTAINMENT
Since 1976, the Meadowlands Racetrack in East Rutherford, NJ, has been a staple in North American racing, known for events like the Hambletonian and Meadowlands Pace. In November 2013, managing partner Jeffrey Gural and The Hard Rock unveiled the newly constructed Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment. The state of the art complex features racing, entertainment, dining and more. Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment boasts year-round horse racing & simulcasting, Victory Sports Bar that doubles as an event space, a tiered dining restaurant Pink, corporate and private events spaces, as well as family-friendly Backyard activities. Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment creates an exciting environment that both racing and non-racing fans can enjoy. For more information on schedules and events, please visit: www.playmeadowlands.com or call 201-THE-BIG-M (201-843-2446).