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California Chrome Jockey Victor Espinoza to make Meadowlands Appearance

Friday, May 23, 2014

Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment is pleased to announce that on Saturday May 31st, Victor Espinoza, jockey of California Chrome will be making an appearance at The Meadowlands.

            California Chrome will attempt to become thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978 on Saturday June 7th in the Belmont Stakes.


            Espinoza will be at The Meadowlands beginning at 7:00 P.M. on Saturday May 31st and will be signing autographs of special California Chrome posters.  He will also make an appearance on The Meadowlands television show and make a winner’s circle presentation.
 Thisevent is made possible through the sponsorship of “Finger Lakes Thoroughbred Adoption Program, Purple Haze Center.”
            "I wanted to give our fans the chance to meet Victor Espinoza," said Meadowlands Chairman Jeff Gural.  "This is a rare thing in the sport of horse racing and our fans will have an opportunity to wish him well in his quest for a Triple Crown.  We are all rooting for him."


            This exciting promotion coincides with “Jerseyfest” one of The Meadowlands most popular nights of the year.  For more information log onto



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