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Friday at Meadowlands

Thursday, February 22, 2018

 Live racing returns to The Meadowlands on Friday night (Feb. 23) as the trotters and pacers will circle the mile oval 13 times. It's another card packed with big fields and interesting match ups leading the parade, supported by the usual guarantees on the Pick-4's and-5 and the Super Hi-5 Jackpot carry over that is now well past the six-figure mark.

Expert selections and free program pages are available to enhance your handicapping experience.

On the track, the seventh race features conditioned trotters for a purse of $15,000. Fully half of the 10-horse field comes into the race off of a winning effort led by Meadows invader Neednorestrictions who has strung together five straight at the western Pa. track for owner Trudy Hite and trainer Wayne Hite. Jim Pantaleano is in for the drive.

His main rivals begin from the far outside posts 9 and 10 in this handicap event. Scirocco Jacob (Marcus Miller) took the class last week in a speedy 1:53.4 for trainer Greg White and owners Lewis and Kathleen Whitaker.

PL Ichabod skipped a week after his 1:54.4 score in the class on Feb. 2. Tony Alagna conditions PL Ichabod for owner Jennifer Dalton and Eric Abbatiello will drive.

The dining highlight in Pink is a cornucopia of delights on Endless Pasta & Soup night that includes scrumptious Italian desserts all for the reasonable price of $29.95.

Post time is 6:35 p.m.

 


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